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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 Energizing Hikes in Arkansas

5 Energizing Hikes in Arkansas
From the Ouachita Mountains to the Ozarks, there’s plenty of magnificent, rustic terrain to be explored in Arkansas. These moderate trails will…
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5 Great Hiking Trails in Arkansas

5 Great Hiking Trails in Arkansas
It’s no surprise that the Natural State is home to some of the most sprawling and stunning organic beauty in the country. One excellent way to…
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5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Arkansas

5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Arkansas
In Arkansas, scenic landscapes are abundant. You’ll find beautiful hiking spots just about anywhere that your feet touch the ground here in the…
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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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Events Near Hartford AR

HT Academy Glow in the Park 5K

Friday, Oct 26, 2018 at 7:00pm
Ben Geren Regional Park
Fort Smith, AR
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Greenwood Run, Walk and Roll

Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 at 9:00am
Greenwood, AR
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65-Mile Relay

Sunday, Oct 28, 2018 at 7:00am
Lake Fort Smith State Park
Mountainburg, AR
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River Valley Run

Saturday, Nov 3, 2018 at 8:00am
Ben Geren Recreational Park
Fort Smith, AR
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Veterans Day Parade

Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 at 12:00pm
Chaffee Crossing Historic District
Fort Smith, AR
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Basic Crappie Fishing

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 at 6:00pm
Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center
Fort Smith, AR
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Fort Smith Gun and Knife Show

Saturday, Dec 1, 2018 at 9:00am
Kay Rogers Park Expo Center
Ft. Smith, AR
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Kiamichi Valley Spurs,OK

Kiamichi Valley Spurs,OK
Friday, Feb 22, 2019 at 5:30pm
Talihina, OK
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Le Flore County Longbeards,OK

Le Flore County Longbeards,OK
Thursday, Mar 7, 2019 at 5:30pm
Poteau, OK
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Poteau Mt Chapter,AR

Poteau Mt Chapter,AR
Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 at 5:30pm
Waldron, AR
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Crawford County AR

Crawford County AR
Sunday, Mar 24, 2019 at 5:00pm
Alma, AR
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