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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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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 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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Pack Your Backpack the Right Way in 5 Easy Steps

Pack Your Backpack the Right Way in 5 Easy Steps
Learning how to properly pack a backpack is a true art form that every outdoor enthusiast should master. Whether you’re heading into the…
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Hiking Boots—Six Great Choices Your Feet Will Love

Hiking Boots—Six Great Choices Your Feet Will Love
Proper footwear is one of the many keys to a successful hike. Here are six boots that will coddle your heel and arches while performing admirably on…
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Antler Hikes-A Fun, New Way to Day Hike with Kids

Antler Hikes-A Fun, New Way to Day Hike with Kids
Taking your family on an antler hike puts a new twist on spring day hikes and sharpens everyone’s abilities to observe what’s around them…
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Backpacking the backcountry

Backpacking the backcountry
The backcountry: An isolated or remote area that only the most intrepid of campers will retreat to. Skipping out on the designated campsites and…
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Hiking safety in the winter

Hiking safety in the winter
If solitude is what you’re after, winter hiking can be very enjoyable. Most hiking trails are never crowded during the colder months. If you…
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Holiday gift ideas for hikers

Holiday gift ideas for hikers
The holidays are the perfect time of year to get all of the equipment the hiker in your life has been dreaming about! From trekking poles and…
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What you need to know for securing an emergency rescue

What you need to know for securing an emergency rescue
Vin T. Sparano, as excerpted from Complete Guide to Camping and Wilderness Survival RESCUE The survivor can dramatically improve his chances of…
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10 Breathtaking Views in the Great Outdoors

10 Breathtaking Views in the Great Outdoors
It’s time to get inspiration for all of the beautiful places to visit across America. From magnificent falls in Yosemite National Park to…
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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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Foot care while hiking

Foot care while hiking
Hiking isn’t just a walk in the woods. Terrain, distance, and weather challenge your feet in ways simple walking can’t compare. Needless…
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Events Near Fairfield NJ

Paterson Farmers Market

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 at 7:00am
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Paterson Farmers Market
Paterson, NJ
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Natural And Cultural History

Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 at 6:00pm
Jockey Hollow Visitor Center
Morristown, NJ
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Roseland Farmer's Market

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 12:00pm
Roseland Farmer’s Market
Roseland, NJ
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Seton Village Food Truck Festival

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 5:00pm
South Orange, NJ
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Morris Plains Farmers Market

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 9:00am
Morris Plains Farmers Market
Morris Plains, NJ
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Change of Colors Hike

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 10:00am
Garret Mountain Reservation
Woodland Park, NJ
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Stream Assessment Training

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 10:00am
Florham Park Public Library
Florham Park, NJ
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Trinity Lutheran's Oktoberfest

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 5:00pm
Trinity Lutheran Church
Morris Plains, NJ
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Lambert Classic 8K

Sunday, Oct 21, 2018 at 8:30am
Garret Mountain Reservation
Woodland Park, NJ
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Terri Roemer Paramus Run

Sunday, Oct 21, 2018 at 9:05am
Fairfield Inns
Paramus, NJ
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Newark Riverfront 5K

Sunday, Oct 21, 2018 at 10:00am
Essex County Riverfront Park
Newark, NJ
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Rutherford PBA Halloween Foot Pursuit 5K

Sunday, Oct 21, 2018 at 10:00am
Memorial Park
Rutherford, NJ
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