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2013-11-08 23:21:39

Patrick Shannon won’t allow a medical condition to keep him from long-distance hiking.

2013-10-24 23:01:23

Nine months after its commercial launch, the PowerPot V gets top honors in Backpacker’s annual award.

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.

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

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

A survey by Brown University researchers found that hikers in New Hampshire's White Mountain National Forest are often underprepared.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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