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  • As snow recedes and wildflowers bloom, the trail calls to hikers in spring time. Follow these five safety tips for safe hiking in spring.

    Five Safety Tips for Spring Hiking

    Five Safety Tips for Spring Hiking

    by Dan Human1

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  • The 2,100 mile Appalachian Trail from Maine to Georgia attracts millions of hikers each year. Additionally about 500 people each year successfully backpack the entire length of the trail. This article explores the history and culture of hiking the Appalachian Trail.

    The History of Hiking the Appalachian Trail

    The History of Hiking the Appalachian Trail

    by Dan Human41

  • This is my journal from part of a longer Minnesota adventure that didn't quite go according to plan, when my backcountry travel buddy and I decided to canoe through the Boundary Waters rather than backpack the overgrown, hard-to-follow Border Route Trail.

    An Unexpected Multi-Day Boundary Waters Canoe Trip

    An Unexpected Multi-Day Boundary Waters Canoe Trip

    by Deb Kingsbury0

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  • As a Search & Rescue volunteer myself since 2007, I've put together this page to give you an idea of what "SAR" is all about and how you can get involved with a team in your area.

    Becoming a Search and Rescue Volunteer

    Becoming a Search and Rescue Volunteer

    by Deb Kingsbury482

  • Fly Fishing for Women is an article designed to get you started fly-fishing. It includes essential gear, types of casts, terminology and all the necessary information to get you on the water catching fish. Written for anyone wanting to learn to fly fish.

    Fly Fishing for Women: A Beginners Guide to Fly Fishing

    Fly Fishing for Women: A Beginners Guide to Fly Fishing

    by Susan Sears2

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  • Ride nature‚Äôs best roller coaster by braving the rapids in the New River. Children as young as 9 years of age may take to Class V rapids in an oar raft.

    Family White Water Rafting in West Virginia

    Family White Water Rafting in West Virginia

    by Leah Lefler6

  • With these tips and tricks for catching nightcrawlers you're bound to find dozens of them right in your backyard. Don't wait ... check this page out and start saving money on bait today.

    Frequently Asked Questions About Nightcrawlers

    Frequently Asked Questions About Nightcrawlers

    by Meagan Ireland2

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  • How to tie a Purple Marabou Orange Thing or PMOT for short. It is a simple pattern, fished on the bottom in short hops and pauses to entice hesitant Bass. It uses two marabou plumes tied along the hook shank, causing the fishing fly to ride hook bend up!

    Fly Tying: The PMOT

    Fly Tying: The PMOT

    by hbng840

  • Outbound Dan Human recounts his more than two thousand-mile backpacking trip along the Appalachian Trail. Memories of the southbound thru hike are shared through a collection of pictures.

    An Appalachian Trail Thru Hike in Pictures

    An Appalachian Trail Thru Hike in Pictures

    by Dan Human31

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