National Park Service Fee Free Day: August 25

Photo: carsuek Come celebrate the National Park Service’s 99th Birthday entrance fee free August 25th. The National Park Service is comprised of 401 National Parks across the country. You may be surprised that you are only a short road trip away for a quick weekday adventure. Start planning your trip visit today on tripleblaze.com or at the National …

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Review: Hama Katoomba 150L Vario Side Sling-Bag

Just looking at the Katoomba 150, you can tell there is more than meets the eye. This DSLR camera sling bag offers a sturdy build from quality materials combined with a clever design, making it perfect for your next adventure. Specs The main compartment is where the magic is. Spacious enough for your DSLR and …

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ATV riders damage hiking and biking trails

A popular hiking and mountain biking trail in Oregon was damaged by ATV riders last month and the Forest Service is asking the public to help find the culprits. Four-wheel ATVs were ridden on the singletrack trail near Sisters causing severe damage and leaving muddy ruts about a mile into the woods. ATVs are allowed …

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Getting lost on a hike

I’m one of those people who rarely get lost. I have a fairly innate sense of direction and whether I’m hiking, biking, driving, or running, I usually have a GPS with me plotting my course. Perhaps it’s my confidence in my ability to navigate that got me into trouble during a hike two summers ago …

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Hiking and backpacking in Ocala National Forest

Ocala National Forest trails near the city of Ocala, Florida. Get your backpacking gear out of storage: the best time of year to backpack in Ocala National Forest is February, according to an article in Senior Times Magazine. The Florida National Scenic Trail winds 71 miles through the Ocala National Forest just south of Gainesville …

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