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10 (Modern) Essentials Every Hiker Should Carry

10 (Modern) Essentials Every Hiker Should Carry
When the third edition of the classic book Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills was released back in 1974, it quickly became a must-read for any…
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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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SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around High Cliff State Park

SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around High Cliff State Park
Situated on Lake Winnebago, High Cliff State Park is among the most picturesque places to visit in Wisconsin. To truly experience all that the nearly…
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5 Stunning Foliage Hikes in Wisconsin

5 Stunning Foliage Hikes in Wisconsin
Fall is by far Wisconsin’s most beautiful season. The weather is perfect and the foliage is at its most gorgeous state. It’s the perfect…
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5 Energizing Hikes in Wisconsin

5 Energizing Hikes in Wisconsin
There’s nothing more energizing and fulfilling than completing a hike.  Whether it’s a short or lengthy trail loop, we’ve…
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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 Wisconsin

5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Wisconsin
Hiking for exercise is one thing, but hiking for the beautiful views, well, that’s a whole other story! We’ve combined the best hiking…
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5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Wisconsin

5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Wisconsin
There are plenty of beautiful places to go for an invigorating trail run in Wisconsin. Whether it’s through the woods or passing through some…
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8 Best Hiking Retailers in Wisconsin

8 Best Hiking Retailers in Wisconsin
Whether you’re planning a serious backpacking trek or you’re just seeking a more leisurely day hike, outfitting yourself with the proper…
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Events Near Fairchild WI

Springfest

Friday, Apr 26, 2019 at 3:45pm
Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds
Chippewa Falls, WI
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Chippewa Falls Gun Show

Friday, May 3, 2019 at 4:00pm
Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds
Chippewa Falls, WI
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What’s Up On the Bluff? Birds and Blooms on Powers Bluff

Saturday, May 4, 2019
Powers Bluff County Park and Winter Recreation Area
Arpin, WI
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Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market

Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 7:30am
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Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market
Eau Claire, WI
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Chippewa Moraine May Sunday Wildflower Hike

Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 1:00pm
Cornell, WI
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Eau Claire County Fair Shoot I

Saturday, Jul 27, 2019 at 11:00am
Eau Claire County Fairgrounds
Eau Claire, WI
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Eau Claire County Fair Shoot II

Sunday, Jul 28, 2019 at 9:00am
Eau Claire County Fairgrounds
Eau Claire, WI
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North Clark Turkey Hunters, WI

North Clark Turkey Hunters, WI
Saturday, Aug 17, 2019 at 6:00pm
Thorp, WI
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