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10 (Modern) Essentials Every Hiker Should Carry

10 (Modern) Essentials Every Hiker Should Carry
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Hiking—The 10 Best New Pieces of Gear for Spring Treks
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How To Hike Safely In Spring—5 Easy Tips
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Winter Hiking—5 Time-Tested Tips For Staying Warm

Winter Hiking—5 Time-Tested Tips For Staying Warm
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10 Best Winter Hikes in Alabama
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5 Amazing Winter Hikes to Take Right Now!
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What is hypothermia? What are the signs?

What is hypothermia? What are the signs?
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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
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Snowshoeing: Get Your Family Started The Easy Way

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5 Stunning Foliage Hikes in Alabama
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Start Your Trek: 7 Unbeatable Hiking Retailers in Alabama
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A Guide to Fall Foraging in the U.S.

A Guide to Fall Foraging in the U.S.
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5 Energizing Hikes in Alabama

5 Energizing Hikes in Alabama
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5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Alabama

5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Alabama
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Events Near Empire AL

HP40 Songwriter Fest

Friday, Apr 26, 2019 at 12:00pm
Horse Pens 40
Steele, AL
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Magnolia 5K Color Race

Friday, Apr 26, 2019 at 5:30pm
Gardendale First Baptist Church
Gardendale, AL
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Quarry Crusher Run

Saturday, Apr 27, 2019
Vulcan Materials Dolcito Quarry
Birmingham, AL
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Bob Skyes BBQ and Blues Festival

Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 at 12:00pm
DeBardeleben Park
Bessemer, AL
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Southeastern Trail Series - Run for Kids Challenge

Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 7:00am
Oak Mountain State Park
Pelham, AL
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CASC Gun Show

Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 9:00am
Hoover Metropolitan Stadium
Hoover, AL
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NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course - Instructor Led Only

Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 8:00am
Brocks Gap Training Center, Inc.
Birmingham, AL
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XTERRA Oak Mountain Triathlon

Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 8:00am
Oak Mountain State Park
Pelham, AL
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Great Southern Gun and Knife Show

Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 9:00am
Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex
Birmingham, AL
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Creek Bank Festival

Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 10:00am
Leeds Memorial Park
Leeds, AL
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Bluegrass and Craft Fair

Friday, May 24, 2019 at 5:00pm
Horse Pens 40
Steele, AL
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