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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 Minnesota

5 Stunning Foliage Hikes in Minnesota
Autumn is coming, and autumn in the North Star State is nothing short of stunning. Hiking amidst the color bursts of foliage is one of the best ways…
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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 Minnesota

5 Energizing Hikes in Minnesota
Hiking is a wonderful way to get your heart pumping. As you hike with more frequency, you can up the ante by attempting to navigate longer, more…
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Making the Most of Bear Head Lake State Park

Making the Most of Bear Head Lake State Park
Defined by the Sawtooth Mountains and more than 10,000 lakes, Minnesota is a rustic, charming, outdoor lover’s paradise. When it comes to…
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Start Your Trek: 7 Fantastic Hiking Retailers in Minnesota

Start Your Trek: 7 Fantastic Hiking Retailers in Minnesota
Whether you consider yourself an experienced outdoors person or a beginner, hiking is a fantastic way to relieve stress from your hectic life, get…
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5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Minnesota

5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Minnesota
Minnesota is a birdwatcher’s paradise. The eastern hardwood forest, northern boreal forest, and tallgrass prairie biomes all converge in the…
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5 Great Hiking Trails in Minnesota

5 Great Hiking Trails in Minnesota
Minnesota is a hiker’s paradise. With terrain that ranges from elevation changes of almost 2,000 feet in the northeast part of the state to…
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Events Near Homer MN

Hike & Write Workshop

Saturday, Apr 20, 2019 at 10:00am
Mathy Tract - Mississippi Valley Conservancy
La Crosse, WI
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Rochester Earthfest - Green Drinks: Energy Efficiency at the Castle

Thursday, Apr 25, 2019 at 5:00pm
Cameo At The Castle
Rochester, MN
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Rochester Earthfest - Zero Energy Home Tour

Friday, Apr 26, 2019 at 2:00pm
Vetting Home
Rochester, MN
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Rochester Reservoir Field Trip

Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 at 8:00am
RCTC Heintz Center
Rochester, MN
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Root River County Park Walk

Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 at 8:30am
Root River Park
Rochester, MN
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Winona Farmers Market

Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 at 9:00am
East Recreation Center
Winona, MN
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Timmay 5K

Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 at 9:00am
Silver Lake Park East
Rochester, MN
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Rochester Earthfest - Expo

Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 at 10:00am
RCTC Field House
Rochester, MN
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2019 Trail Trek Challenge Warm-up Hike at Earth Fair

Sunday, Apr 28, 2019 at 10:00am
Myrick Park
La Crosse, WI
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Cameron Park Farmers' Market

Friday, May 3, 2019 at 4:00pm
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Cameron Park
La Crosse, WI
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Hok-Si-La Park Field Trip

Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 8:00am
RCTC Heintz Center
Rochester, MN
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