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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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9 Best Winter Hikes in Georgia

9 Best Winter Hikes in Georgia
Hiking during the winter in Georgia is a completely different experience than summertime walks in the woods. Aside from the obvious changes in…
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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 Unicoi State Park

SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Unicoi State Park
Georgia’s picturesque scenery and abundance of outdoor activities make it a prime vacation destination for all ages. It doesn’t cost much…
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5 Stunning Foliage Hikes in Georgia

5 Stunning Foliage Hikes in Georgia
When it comes to location, Georgia’s got it made: from beautiful beaches to impressive mountain scenery and everything in between,…
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Start Your Trek: 7 Unbeatable Hiking Retailers in Georgia

Start Your Trek: 7 Unbeatable Hiking Retailers in Georgia
From oceans to mountains and everything in between, Georgia’s got hiking trails for all kinds of outdoor scenes. Having the right hiking gear…
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5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Georgia

5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Georgia
In Georgia, it’s not uncommon to see several different species of birds on a daily basis. The Peach State is brimming with hundreds of bird…
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The Ultimate Guide to Beginner Hiking in Georgia

The Ultimate Guide to Beginner Hiking in Georgia
Between the sweeping vistas of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the magnificent display of migratory birds at Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge,…
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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 Georgia

5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Georgia
There’s something special about venturing off the road and into the midst of Mother Nature for a good run. Sure, terrain is often…
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Events Near Helen GA

Duncan Dash 5K

Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 at 8:30am
Meeks Park
Blairsville, GA
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MACON Your Heart Beat 5K And 1-Mile

Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 at 8:30am
Angel Medical Center
Franklin, NC
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R.K. Blairsville Gun Show

Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 at 9:00am
Haralson Civic Center
Blairsville, GA
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Go Tell It On The Mountain 5K

Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 at 8:00am
Otto, NC
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R.K. Cartersville Gun Show

Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 at 9:00am
Habersham County Fairgrounds
Clarkesville, GA
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Sip 'N Stroll Art Festival and Wine Tasting

Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 at 11:00am
Ram Cat Alley
Seneca, SC
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Dirty Spokes Road Atlanta Trail Run

Saturday, Apr 6, 2019
Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta
Braselton, GA
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Superhero 5K

Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 at 8:00am
Blue Ridge, GA
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Brace For A Cure 5K

Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 at 8:00am
Bogan Park Community Recreation & Aquatic Center
Buford, GA
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Trillium Trek Trail Run

Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 at 8:00am
Elachee Nature Science Center
Gainesville, GA
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Pups In The Park 5K

Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 at 9:00am
Rock Creek Park
Dawsonville, GA
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