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Win Greenbelly Trail Bars and Stay Fueled on Your Hikes!

Greenbelly's nutrition packed bars

Win some Greenbelly Trail Bars, the “Ultralight Backpacking Meal”! Hikers and backpackers all need high protein, nutritious, calorie packed meals. And I’m sure many of you avid backpackers and thru-hikers can related to getting tired of dehydrated meals. In 2012, the founder of Greenbelly quit his accounting job and spent the next two years thru-hiking …

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National Geographic’s 2016 Adventurer of the Year: Sherpa Woman Pasang Lhamu

Pasang Lhamu Sherpa

National Geographic Magazine just named their 2016 adventurers of the year, and it is wonderful to see a woman included in the group, especially a sherpa woman. Pasang Lhamu is a 31 year old Sherpa who grow up in Nepal.

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Summit France’s Mont Blanc!

Google Street View Mont Blanc

Do you want to summit Europe’s highest peak, the iconic Mont Blanc? Google Street View has now enabled all of us to see the top of Mont Blanc for ourselves, from the safety of our computer screen. Google has partnered with a few of the world’s greatest outdoor athletes to capture stunning “Street View” images …

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Go Take a Hike: Doctors Prescribing Time Outdoors!

Nature as a medical cure?

In the Atlantic Magazine I came across an excellent article by James Hamblin, “The Nature Cure: Why some doctors are writing prescriptions for time outdoors.” Doctors are literally prescribing time outdoors. Traditional western doctors including pediatricians are writing prescriptions for their anxious, diabetic, and obese patients to visit certain parts for specified periods of time, …

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A 100 Year Celebration of the National Park Service!

National Park Service 100th Anniversary

Did you know that 2016 marks the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service? Many of us hikers cherish the U.S. National Park system because of the access to stunning natural landmarks, the beautiful great outdoors, and innumerable hikes! I came across a special celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service put …

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