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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 Stone State Park

SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Stone State Park
Featuring a wide variety of trails, dense woodland, and scenic options for overnight adventures, Stone State Park is a western Iowa jewel of a…
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5 Stunning Fall Foliage Hikes in Iowa

5 Stunning Fall Foliage Hikes in Iowa
It has long been a fact that the fall in Iowa is the best season in the state. Alongside the cooler temperatures, the state comes to life with…
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Start Your Trek: 7 Unbeatable Hiking Retailers in Iowa

Start Your Trek: 7 Unbeatable Hiking Retailers in Iowa
All four seasons in the state of Iowa provide excellent hiking opportunities. Whether you like the hot summer sun or the stillness of winter, perhaps…
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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 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Iowa

5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Iowa
While running is a great exercise, as you circle the block for the umpteenth time, the monotony of the sport may get to you. To spice things up a bit…
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5 Energizing Hikes in Iowa

5 Energizing Hikes in Iowa
Nature’s best endorphins come from great hikes, and if you are looking for a little pick-me-up activity in Iowa, you don’t have to look…
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5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Iowa

5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Iowa
An essential aspect of any nature hike is the familiar chirp of birds nearby, coupled with the sight of these incredible creatures soaring by.…
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Events Near Guthrie Center IA

Relay For Life of Johnston-Urbandale-Grimes

Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 4:00pm
Crown Point Community Center
Johnston, IA
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NRA Defensive Pistol

Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 8:00am
Residence
Madrid, IA
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Field Trip - Ledges State Park - Birder's Brunch

Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 8:00am
Ledges State Park
Madrid, IA
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Travis Quarter Horse Shoot

Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 10:00am
Travis Quarter Horse Arena
Creston, IA
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Travis Quarter Horse Shoot 2

Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 10:00am
Travis Quarter Horse Arena
Creston, IA
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Travis Quarter Horse Shoot 3

Monday, May 27, 2019 at 9:00am
Travis Quarter Horse Arena
Creston, IA
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Run/Walk for Mental Health 5K

Monday, May 27, 2019 at 9:00am
Water Works Park
Des Moines, IA
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Relay For Life of Shelby County

Friday, May 31, 2019 at 4:00pm
Merrill Field
Harlan, IA
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Lake Anita Kids Fishing Day

Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 at 10:00am
Lake Anita State Park
Anita, IA
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Family Fishing Night - Des Moines

Friday, Jun 7, 2019 at 5:00pm
Gray's Lake Park
Des Moines, IA
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