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2013-12-13 08:21:33

GATINEAU, QC, Dec. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Have you ever wondered what happens on trails when the hikers are away? Following the flood last summer in Wateron Lakes National Park, the Akamina Parkway was closed for repairs. While the trail was not being used by hikers, it became part of the daily routine of many animals. Using it as an easy travel route, many animals were caught on tape exploring the trail that would regularly be used by hikers at Waterton Lakes National Park. Please...

2013-12-11 08:21:02

GATINEAU, QC, Dec. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Have you ever wondered what happens on trails when the hikers are away? Following the flood last summer in Wateron Lakes National Park, the Akamina Parkway was closed for repairs. While the trail was not being used by hikers, it became part of the daily routine of many animals. Using it as an easy travel route, many animals were caught on tape exploring the trail that would regularly be used by hikers at Waterton Lakes National Park. Please...

2013-11-13 23:26:10

San Francisco Ergonomic Office Furniture Store Is Introducing the Swedish Bungypump Walking Poles to Their Customers Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 We’ve Got Your Back is excited to announce that they are now carrying the Swedish Bungypump Walking Poles. The Bungypump poles provide an enhanced experience while walking, hiking or running. Bungypump training poles have a built-in suspension system, providing resistance every time the pole is pressed down. The benefits of the...

2013-11-08 23:21:39

Patrick Shannon won’t allow a medical condition to keep him from long-distance hiking. Though he experiences epileptic tonic-clonic seizures, Shannon and his wife Sue will raise funds for non-profit World T.E.A.M. Sports through a 3,000-kilometer hike on New Zealand's Te Araroa Trail. Frenchtown, New Jersey (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 Patrick Shannon won’t allow a medical condition to keep him from long-distance hiking. Though he experiences epileptic tonic-clonic seizures, Shannon...

2013-11-07 12:26:46

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To prepare for Take a Hike Day on Nov. 17, 2013, outdoor enthusiasts can explore what nature has to offer with expert insights and gear from specialty sporting goods retailer Sport Chalet. Prior to making the trek, Sport Chalet Hiking Expert and Senior Apparel Buyer Paul Smedley provides gear and trail recommendations to help both novice and expert hikers blaze the trails in confidence. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130509/LA11443LOGO)...

2013-10-24 23:01:23

Nine months after its commercial launch, the PowerPot V gets top honors in Backpacker’s annual award. Power Practical says its flagship device is the first of many innovations to come. (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 In its perennial round-up of the year’s hottest gear, Backpacker Magazine has chosen the PowerPot V by Power Practical for the Snow Award. The award recognizes products that lead the way in the outdoor industry. "When you've got a flat-top wood-burning stove and...

2013-10-24 12:22:44

Utah men filming themselves toppling ancient rock formations points to the critical need for stronger Leave No Trace education and ethics programs on the ground. BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The recent vandalism in Goblin Valley State Park near Green River, Utah, underscores both the ongoing challenge facing lands enjoyed for recreation in the U.S., and the increasing need for outdoor enthusiasts to learn about and practice Leave No Trace. (Photo:...

2013-08-27 23:03:11

All-inclusive packages at the award-winning New Life Hiking Spa offer guided hiking along the Appalachian Trail each morning and healthy, fresh meals throughout the day. A variety of fitness classes, yoga, and cooking demos are offered each afternoon and one massage is included for each three night stay. Killington, Vermont (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 New Life Hiking Spa, known as one of North America’s top destination spas, is getting excited about fall foliage. The temperatures have...

2013-06-17 23:02:29

Police and rescue are are saving many lives by pinpointing lost hiker's location via GPS on cell phones. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 Even the most seasoned hiker can get lost in the wild, whether it´s wandering away from camp, getting left behind, getting injured or trapped. The wild could be a very unforgiving place, that´s why there needs to be a national hiker safety awareness week that´s all about teaching hikers about the importance of bringing smartphones, a...

2013-06-06 08:27:34

New Foris(TM) GPS device is "Trail Ready" for hiking, biking and geocaching SKOKIE, Ill., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rand McNally today began shipping its first handheld/bike mounted outdoor GPS device for hiking, biking, geocaching and more. Leveraging its experience and content in the outdoor marketplace, Rand McNally's Foris(TM) 850 comes loaded with millions of miles of high-quality street and trail maps, a sturdy bike mount, and an easy-to-use interface with on-device help....