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5 Great Hiking Trails in Wisconsin

5 Great Hiking Trails in Wisconsin
Going hiking with the family is a great way to enjoy the outdoors and stay active while doing so. With diverse terrain, Wisconsin’s greatest…
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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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10 Best Hiking Tours in America

10 Best Hiking Tours in America
Picture it: Your backpack is loaded with everything you need for a few hours or a few days in the great outdoors. There’s nothing standing…
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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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Events Near Gordon WI

Ducks Unlimited - Solon Springs Indoor Ice Fishing Event

Ducks Unlimited - Solon Springs Indoor Ice Fishing Event
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019
Pauls Pour House 12285 US-53,
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Day Camp - Pirate Camp

Monday, Jun 24, 2019 at 8:00am
Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary
Sarona, WI
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Day Camp - Storm Chasers

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019 at 8:00am
Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary
Sarona, WI
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Day Camp - Mad Scientist

Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019 at 8:00am
Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary
Sarona, WI
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Day Camp - Squee!

Thursday, Jun 27, 2019 at 8:00am
Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary
Sarona, WI
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Day Camp - Going Fishing

Friday, Jun 28, 2019 at 8:00am
Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary
Sarona, WI
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Day Camp - Dinosaurs

Monday, Jul 1, 2019 at 8:00am
Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary
Sarona, WI
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Day Camp - Yuck

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019 at 8:00am
Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary
Sarona, WI
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Day Camp - Awesome Amphibians

Wednesday, Jul 3, 2019 at 8:00am
Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary
Sarona, WI
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