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Hiking—The 10 Best New Pieces of Gear for Spring Treks

Hiking—The 10 Best New Pieces of Gear for Spring Treks
Spring is finally here, which means sunshine and warmer temperatures aren’t far behind. But before you hit the trail for your first hike,…
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How To Hike Safely In Spring—5 Easy Tips

How To Hike Safely In Spring—5 Easy Tips
After a long winter, you’re no doubt itching to get back on your favorite trails, and inspired to explore new ones. But are you spring hiking…
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Winter Hiking—5 Time-Tested Tips For Staying Warm

Winter Hiking—5 Time-Tested Tips For Staying Warm
One of the best things about hiking is that it is an outdoor activity that you can do all year long. So why is that so many avid hikers hang up their…
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5 Amazing Winter Hikes to Take Right Now!

5 Amazing Winter Hikes to Take Right Now!
If you’re one of those hikers or backpackers who puts away your outdoor gear for the winter, you really are missing out on one of the most…
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What is hypothermia? What are the signs?

What is hypothermia? What are the signs?
Vin T. Sparano, as excerpted from Complete Guide to Camping and Wilderness Survival HYPOTHERMIA Hypothermia is one of the major causes of death…
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Layering 101: How to Stay Warm and Comfortable in Cold Conditions

Layering 101: How to Stay Warm and Comfortable in Cold Conditions
The arrival of cold weather doesn’t mean you have to abandon your favorite outdoor activities and wait until the return of warm weather before…
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Snowshoeing: Get Your Family Started The Easy Way

Snowshoeing: Get Your Family Started The Easy Way
Bummed that the summer hiking trails will soon be covered in white? That’s okay…it’s snowshoeing season! Snowshoeing is a great…
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5 Stunning Foliage Hikes in Pennsylvania

5 Stunning Foliage Hikes in Pennsylvania
There are few things more dazzling than when the leaves begin to change, and a crispness enters the air. For residents of the Keystone State, viewing…
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5 Great Hiking Trails in Pennsylvania

5 Great Hiking Trails in Pennsylvania
Whether you’re an experienced outdoorsman, or just looking to get out of the city for an afternoon, the hiking trails of Pennsylvania are both…
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The Ultimate Guide to Beginner Hiking in Pennsylvania

The Ultimate Guide to Beginner Hiking in Pennsylvania
Thick forests, explosions of color in the fall, thriving wildlife, and year-round rustic beauty—Pennsylvania offers unique hiking opportunities…
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A Guide to Fall Foraging in the U.S.

A Guide to Fall Foraging in the U.S.
It’s September, and the coming of fall equals an abundance of autumnal harvest…in the woods. Foraging is currently all the rage at top…
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5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Pennsylvania

5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Pennsylvania
Hiking is perhaps the perfect activity—physically challenging for the body, an opportunity to overcome fear and hesitation, and access to some…
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5 Amazing Weekend Fall Hikes Across the U.S.

5 Amazing Weekend Fall Hikes Across the U.S.
The warm days and crisp, cool nights of autumn make the perfect conditions for a weekend hiking and camping excursion. There is nothing quite like…
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4 Easy Ways To Enjoy Mountain Biking On Your Vacation

4 Easy Ways To Enjoy Mountain Biking On Your Vacation
If you’ve been on a vacation to an outdoor destination in the past few years, you’ve likely noticed a new phenomenon: cycle paths, single…
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10 Tips For Going Ultralight on the Trail

10 Tips For Going Ultralight on the Trail
One of the hottest trends in hiking and backpacking over the past few years has been the shift toward going ultralight on the trail. Typically, this…
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Events Near Emmaus PA

Volunteer Orientation

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 at 6:30pm
Aldie Mansion
Doylestown, PA
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Allentown Farigrounds Farmers Market

Thursday, Mar 21, 2019 at 9:00am
Allentown Fairgrounds Farmers Market
Allentown, PA
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Boscov's Berks Jazz Pre Fest

Friday, Mar 22, 2019 at 7:30pm
Miller Symphony Hall
Allentown, PA
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Raising The House 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 at 10:00am
Palmerton Borough Park
Palmerton, PA
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Get Out! Lehigh Valley: Where Elk & Bison Roam

Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 at 10:00am
Trexler Nature Preserve
Schnecksville, PA
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Field Trip: Leaser Lake

Sunday, Mar 24, 2019 at 8:00am
Leaser Lake Boat Launch
New Tripoli, PA
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Back To The 80’s Charity 5k And 1 Mile Walk

Sunday, Mar 24, 2019 at 9:30am
Boyertown Area Senior High school
Boyertown, PA
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Blarney And Stone 15K Trail Run

Sunday, Mar 24, 2019 at 10:00am
Reading Liederkranz German Singing & Sports Club
Reading, PA
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March Meltdown 5k

Sunday, Mar 24, 2019 at 10:00am
Free Will Brewing Co.
Perkasie, PA
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