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Calif. teen fights brain trauma, melanoma to hike Continental Divide Trail

Calif. teen fights brain trauma, melanoma to hike Continental Divide Trail
At the start of 2012, sparked by an interest in backpacking and the outdoors, Fry announced to her family that she would hike the Pacific Crest Trail – alone. She started in April at the California-Mexico border and finished the 2,660-mile trek to …
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Do Knoxville: Smoky Mountain Field School and other outdoor activities
Backpacking with Confidence: 9 a.m. May 17-May 18, $ 98. Learn the basics of backpacking and know-how to care for yourself in the backcountry. Introduction to Spin-Casting and Spin-Fishing: 1-4 p.m., $ 49. Gain a basic working knowledge of spin-fishing …
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Feeling Lost in 'Miasmata'
Miasmata couples these navigational challenges with a unique take on movement that makes it one of the best backpacking simulators I've ever played. Your movement is subtly impacted by the topography in a way that forces you to pay attention to the …
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Area trail camps offer good backpacking tuneup

Area trail camps offer good backpacking tuneup
At Sunset Trail Camp, deep in Big Basin Redwoods State Park, it is only a short walk to reach the region's prettiest canyon, where you can take in the Golden Cascade and Silver Falls. At Slate Creek Trail Camp at Portola Redwoods, you get a jump-start …
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Choteau outfitting business takes the weight out of backpacking 'The Bob' with
To countless people the wilderness provides the ultimate delight because it combines the thrills of jeopardy and beauty. It is the last stand for that glorious adventure into the physically unknown that was commonplace in the lives of our ancestors and …
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Travel films & programs: Backpacking workshop
BACKPACKING. Workshop. Glen Van Peski will take you through the steps of how to pack lighter, so you can do more. When, where: 7 p.m. Thursday at the Adventure 16 store, 11161 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. Admission, info: Free. (310) 473-4574. HIKING.
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Backpacking Solo In South America
Millennial Thursdays: Quitting your stable job to backpack around South America sounds like a radical idea, but for Christy Offret, the decision was easy. After the end of a seven year relationship, the French millennial was bored of her life in Las …
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