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Hikers Tend To Be Underprepared
2013-05-29 11:13:45

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A study by Brown University researchers found that hikers in New Hampshire's White Mountain National Forest are often underprepared. The researchers gauged the readiness by how many of 10 essential items hikers typically brought along for their trek through the rugged terrain. Writing in the journal Wilderness & Environmental Medicine, the team noted that hikers in this area often go out without this equipment, mostly because they...

2012-09-14 23:02:02

Last minute fall foliage getaway: welcome autumn with a six-night spa retreat! The all-inclusive package is offered at $1,434. Retreat begins on September 22, the first day of autumn, which is peak fall foliage time in the Green Mountains of Vermont. Killington, Vermont (PRWEB) September 14, 2012 Welcome autumn with a six-night spa retreat at New Life Hiking Spa. The all-inclusive package is $1,434. Check-in for a yoga class and dinner is on Saturday, September 22nd (the first day of...

2012-05-08 23:03:18

A new report suggests that constant exposure to smart phones and computers can actually sap our creativity, but something as simple as a nature hike can renew our inspiration–a finding that wins the affirmation of nature enthusiasts like Sean Alisea. Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2012 In this Digital Age, information is never far from our fingertips. Indeed, most of us are constantly inundated by the effects of smart phones, computers, and cellular devices. According to a new...

2012-03-20 23:00:07

California Hikers Rejoice with Availability of Aquamira® Water Treatment Drops Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2012 Hiking in California just got a whole lot easier now that Aquamira® Water Treatment Drops have been registered for sale in “The Golden State.” Previously unavailable in California, Aquamira Water Treatment Drops are the ideal water treatment system for longer hikes or backpacking trips and group water treatment. “Aquamira Water Treatment Drops are...

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