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A wave of moisture flows in from the Pacific Ocean, falling as rain on the coast, snow in the mountains. It must be October! Time to stow hiking boots, wax skis, reflect on favorite summer adventures and dream of next year’s trails! It’s rumored to rain constantly in the Pacific Northwest; a myth perpetuated by […]

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A wave of moisture flows in from the Pacific Ocean, falling as rain on the coast, snow in the mountains. It must be October! Time to stow hiking boots, wax skis, reflect on favorite summer adventures and dream of next year’s trails! It’s rumored to rain constantly in the Pacific Northwest; a myth perpetuated by […]

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“Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. … There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature — the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.” —Rachel Carson, Silent Spring We would love to see your adventures […]

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You’ll need more than an awesome playlist and a tank full of gas to get you through this U.S. summit hike road trip. Our trip will take you across the continent and to the very top of some of the most iconic and fulfilling summit hikes in the nation. Each hike has its own unique […]

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Kitchen utensils remain one of the best beginner projects for woodcarvers, it has a simple shape but requires all of the basic whittling cuts to complete. Carving spoons has become a separate art itself because it offers a range of personal modifications once the basics are mastered. I will be covering the basic steps on […]

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“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” ~ Mark Twain

We would love to see your adventures and share them. Tag your images with #hikingthetrail and you might get a chance to get featured next week!

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In a fun partnership with ReddyYeti.com we are bringing you an awesome giveaway. Up for grabs are some great gear. To enter all you have to do is use the widget blow to enter. About NoZipp Sleeping Bags About Fortress Clothing     HIkingthetrail.com Nozipp Sleeping bag + Fortress Clothing Giveaway Here is a link […]

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All prepared to survive a snowstorm? What about a hurricane or maybe an earthquake? When disaster strikes, survival kits can help you get through the days until you’re rescued or everything gets back to normal again. Check out the following tips on what to pack in your survival kit: Food – The kit should contain […]

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“You get to the top of a wall, there’s nothing up there. Lionel Terray, the great French climber called it ‘The conquistadors of the useless.’ Yeah, the end result is absolutely useless, but every time I travel, I learn something new and hopefully I get to be a better person.” – Yvon Chouinard.

We would love to see your adventures and share them. Tag your images with #hikingthetrail and you might get a chance to get featured next week!

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Yesterday (29 Oct 2016), I climbed Baden-Powell (BP) for the first time. It took me over two and half hours to summit and an hour and forty five minutes to get back to the trailhead. Weather was overcast skies with the threat of rain, but the temperature was perfectly cool for hiking. – Trail Report submitted by Jerry of California City, Ca.

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When it comes to rock climbing, the sport has countless variations which can suit all types of adventure seekers. The diversity offered by the sport is one of the major reasons for its popularity. Rock climbing is not just about climbing natural rock formations; it can also be done in an indoor gym with concrete […]

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