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Feral Humans In National Parks? (Fact or Fiction / Disappearances)

Until recently I had never heard the phrase “feral humans in National Parks.” However, what you do hear are the headlines stating “Woman Missing in Blank Park” or “Search continues for hiker/runner/camper/tourist who disappeared without a trace.” And you’re likely one of the thousands who feel for the family but blame an accident, weather, or …

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What Should be in a First Aid Kit for Camping?

If you are planing a trip into the great outdoors for some camping, having a first aid kit with you is essential. Not only will a great first aid kit help you with injuries that commonly occur while out camping, but it can keep you prepared for survival situations that might arise while you are …

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Is it Dangerous to Hike at Night? (13 Safety Tips)

Hiking in the dark may seem like a counter-intuitive idea – isn’t the best part about hiking the spectacular views, after all? Night hiking can actually be one of the most beautiful ways to encounter the landscape: taking in the sounds of the dark and opening your eyes to the stars above. It is a …

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Camping Alone: What Every Woman Needs to Know

Ever wanted to sleep out under the stars, wake up listening to the morning birdsong and feel 360 of nature around you – but have no one to go camping with? Well then, just go it alone! Although we might imagine the more stereotypical scene of friends hanging out by the campfire, sharing s’mores and …

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How do You Stay Cool While Hiking? 17 Essential Tips

Some of the most tantalizing hikes are set in dry, sunny regions, and can offer exquisite views of alpine lakes, dramatic canyons and mountain peaks. However, intense heat can build up rapidly on these trails and it is essential to be properly prepared for sunny hikes. Many a fun day out has been ruined by …

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Is Hiking in Patagonia Safe?

Patagonia is an exquisite natural paradise. Characterized by the Andes mountain range – it offers impressive, jagged peaks, vibrant rain forests, cascading glacial fjords and thousands of miles of untouched coastline. Its landscape and biodiversity are totally unique, leaving no doubt that it is a haven for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts. The incredibly diverse area …

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Are There Grizzly Bears on the Pacific Crest Trail?

For the majority of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) hikers find themselves firmly in black bear country. In the last 150 years, only one person has been killed by a bear in the PCT states of California, Oregon and Washington in the wild. So, you would be just as likely to die by falling over …

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