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Green Hiking

Are there ways that we can help the environment and attain green hiking status?  We have all been told to recycle, reuse and reduce our carbon footprint, but what about our outdoor activities like hiking?  What are some of the steps we can take to have a smaller negative affect on our environment? Green Hiking […]


Hiking Hats – What Options to Look For

Let me tell you about what I learned about hiking hats.  In 2007, I went on an 18 mile day hike.  I had put on my sunscreen, but all I had on was a baseball cap.  I thought I was covered, I was wrong.  When I finished the hike, even with the sunscreen, the back […]


Finding the Best Walkie Talkie

Selecting the best walkie talkie for your needs is easier than you think.  There are just a few questions that must be answered.  Whether you are going hiking, skiing, to the amusement park or to the mall, a good set of walkie talkies can help to keep your party in touch. I remember growing up […]