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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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5 Stunning Foliage Hikes in Texas

5 Stunning Foliage Hikes in Texas
Texas’ diverse topography and natural ecology makes for dazzling opportunities to enjoy the colors of the changing seasons. Climb to the top of…
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The Ultimate Guide to Beginner Hiking in Texas

The Ultimate Guide to Beginner Hiking in Texas
From the rugged Palo Duro Canyon to the awe-inspiring Big Bend National Park, Texas boasts some of the most uniquely beautiful hiking terrain in the…
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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 Energizing Hikes in Texas

5 Energizing Hikes in Texas
Do you consider yourself a hiker of some regard, always looking for new and rewarding challenges? In Texas, you have some of the very best options…
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5 Best Trail Running Spots in Texas

5 Best Trail Running Spots in Texas
With its rolling plains and desert valleys, Texas is a glorious spot to go for a run outdoors. Trail running not only makes for a more interesting…
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7 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Texas

7 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Texas
In Texas, birders are spoiled. With over 600 different species of birds to discover, from pristine beaches to lush wildlife refuges, there’s no…
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Events Near Hardin TX

NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course - Instructor Led Only

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 9:00am
East Texas Shooters
Livingston, TX
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Marysee Prairie Monthly Volunteer Work Days

Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 at 9:00am
Hull, TX
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NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course - Instructor Led Only

Saturday, Jun 8, 2019 at 9:00am
Thunder Gun Range
Conroe, TX
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Bus Trip for Houston Audubon Seniors

Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 7:30am
Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge
Liberty, TX
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