Tag: Trail Tip

#TrailTip Tuesday: Lightly Trafficked

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When you research trail info, sometimes the description says the trail is lightly trafficked. If you are new to researching hiking trails, besides the obvious meaning, here is what you need to know. Since the trail is less traveled, it’s more than likely you will find the trail less maintained than the ones you are used

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#TrailTip Tuesday: Drinking Problem?

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Some dogs refuse to drink from a hydration bladder or a water bottle even if they are thirsty. Does this sound like your dog? If you hike or travel often with your dog, I recommend getting a collapsible bowl. A water bowl is one of the essential gear when hiking with a dog. Just be sure

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#TrailTip Tuesday: Do You Need Trekking Poles?

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Trekking poles are not just for old people, women, or people with weak knees. There are many benefits to using trekking poles when you hike. These are some of the advantages I personally enjoy. 1. Total body workout Your lower body has to carry your weight plus the weight of the backpack. Why not put

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