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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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9 Best Winter Hikes in South Carolina

9 Best Winter Hikes in South Carolina
Some may argue there’s no better time to go hiking in South Carolina than the winter. This southern state rarely sees snow or temperatures…
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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 Oconee State Park

SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Oconee State Park
The best getaways don’t always consist of warm sandy beaches, spas, and all-you-can-eat restaurants, nor do they have to cost a fortune. If…
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5 Stunning Foliage Hikes in South Carolina

5 Stunning Foliage Hikes in South Carolina
South Carolina is widely known for its great outdoor scene, and for good reason: they offer some of the best in hiking, fishing, watersports, and…
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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 South Carolina

5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in South Carolina
There’s nothing quite like venturing off the beaten track and hitting a woodland trail for a good run. Trail running offers a unique experience…
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5 Energizing Hikes in South Carolina

5 Energizing Hikes in South Carolina
There’s a good reason South Carolina’s outdoor scene is one of the best in the nation. Given its prime location with both mountain and…
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Making the Most of Cheraw State Park

Making the Most of Cheraw State Park
There’s a seemingly infinite number of things to do in South Carolina, but the state parks here are among the most popular activities for a…
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Events Near Johnston SC

Aiken County Farmers Market

Saturday, Apr 20, 2019 at 7:00am
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Aiken County Farmers Market
Aiken, SC
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Greenwood Uptown Market

Saturday, Apr 20, 2019 at 8:00am
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Greenwood Uptown Market
Greenwood, SC
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Hippie Fest

Saturday, Apr 20, 2019 at 12:00pm
Historic Columbia Speedway
Cayce, SC
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Healthy Carolina Farmers Market

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 at 10:00am
Healthy Carolina Farmers Market
Columbia, SC
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Ducks Unlimited - Presbyterian College DU Banquet

Ducks Unlimited - Presbyterian College DU Banquet
Thursday, Apr 25, 2019
Bailey Memorial Stadium, State Rd S-30-71
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Sacred Heart Garden Festival - Preview Party

Thursday, Apr 25, 2019 at 6:00pm
Sacred Heart Cultural Center
Augusta, GA
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American Hero Pro Rodeo

Friday, Apr 26, 2019 at 7:30pm
Columbia County Fairgrounds
Grovetown, GA
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NRA Refuse To Be A Victim? Seminars

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 6:00pm
Palmetto State Armory
Columbia, SC
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Great American Gun and Knife Show

Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 9:00am
Western Carolina Fairgrounds
Aiken, SC
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Ducks Unlimited - SCDU State Convention

Ducks Unlimited - SCDU State Convention
Sunday, May 5, 2019
Hickory Knob State Park, 1591 Resprt Dr
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Run/Walk for Mental Health 5K

Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 9:00am
Riverfront Park
Columbia, SC
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