How to Stay Warm Outdoors in the Winter

by Johnie Emma Gall 0

Cold: it offers up a frozen wonderland to those willing to test their limits (read: ice climbing, empty surf breaks, alpine hikes), but it can also feel pretty miserable if you aren’t prepared for it. To get ready for the coldest of seasons, I asked for ...

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How to Adjust to Higher Elevations

by Johnie Emma Gall 0

For peak baggers and summit seekers, not much can rival the thrill of a little high altitude hiking, but acute mountain sickness (AMS) can quickly turn the high of adventure into a serious downer. Headaches, loss of appetite, nausea and even vomiting are common symptoms of ...

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Texas Beach Hike

by Brooke & Erica 3

Summer is meant to be celebrated, soaked in and explored. For just a few shorts months we are blessed with longer, sunny days, meant to spend countless hours outdoors, living life. This past weekend we took a short trip to a local riverside beach complete with rocks ...

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Geocaching: Will Hike for Treasure

by Amy Annis 4

Ask a child if they want to go for a walk through the woods and you will likely get a less than enthusiastic response.  Tell them that there is a hidden treasure involved and you have clues and the tools to find it and you will ...

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Yosemite: My First Trainer

by Harriet Anderson 5

My first time doing any type of endurance activity came when I worked in Yosemite National Park when I was in college in 1956. I had fallen in love with Yosemite when I first went up there in the late 1940’s. I had wanted to work ...

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