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10 Tips for Camping and Hiking with a Dog

Camping and hiking with a dog can be a wonderful experience. Done well, sharing outdoor experiences with your canine companion benefits their well-being and deepens your bond. Still, it can feel overwhelming at first figuring out what to bring, where…

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Five Tips for Beach Camping

The plan involved lots of water, sand and kayaks. One week in March, some close friends and I visited the beautiful Pacific Northwest states of Oregon and Washington for a week of new experiences. Only a few people in our…

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A Guide to Section Hiking

At this point, most people in the outdoor community have heard about thru-hiking. Yet its companion activity, section hiking, doesn’t quite enjoy the same popularity. As a burgeoning—if not fully burgeoned at this point—gap year activity, retirement plan or quit-your-job…

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2020 Summer Dream Team

What is the Summer Dream Team and what’s the point? Well its in the name, but I suppose that can be misleading. This is not a team of peerless athletes and artists at peak performance achieving mind-boggling objectives. Rather, this…

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