Hiking On A First Date: Good Idea? Or… Nightmare?


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Hiking on a first date is usually a terrible idea. It’s especially bad when meeting someone for the first time. It’s not safe and who wants to be trapped for hours in the woods with someone you aren’t feeling a connection with?… Who has misrepresented themselves?… Or who’s weird, creepy, annoying, or boring?

October 2, 2019

What To Do If You Encounter a Skunk On Your Hike


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To avoid getting sprayed by a skunk, give them plenty of space. They can spray up to 10ft. If you see a skunk at a distance, back away slowly and non-threateningly. If you’re within range of being sprayed, stay calm and still, the skunk will usually move on. Let’s look further at what to do. Especially when they turn their back on you to spray.

September 30, 2019

How To Adjust Your Trekking Poles For Various Terrain


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Trekking poles are commonly used by hikers and other outdoor adventurers for improved stability on various terrains and to reduce the force placed on joints in the lower body.1 But if you don’t adjust your poles to the right length you won’t get the benefit. In fact, they might increase the strain of hiking instead […]

September 30, 2019