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10 questions with hiker Dave Gantz
My first memories of hiking occurred at Prince Galliztin State Park. During these summer vacations, my mom would lead us on day hikes up to the water tower/reservoir. My first overnight backpacking trips began as soon as my friends and I could drive.
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Arizona hike: Y Bar is a strenuous challenge
Agonizing but ultimately wise hiking choices I have made include missing a summit because of an ear-infection-induced case of vertigo and abbreviating a recent trek on Y Bar Trail #44 when my group encountered more ice and snow than we were prepared …
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Black Hawk Hiking Club schedule
The annual Hiking Club banquet will be held at Church of the Cross United Methodist, located at 22621 Route 2 & 92, Port Byron, Illinois. Appetizers will be served at 5:30 P.M. during the social hour. This event is open to nonmembers. The cost is $ 15 …
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Fort Rock hike offers a glimpse into Oregon?s history
The Fort Rock State Natural Area, about 70 miles southeast of Bend along the Oregon Outback Scenic Byway, offers a chance to learn about the geology and the anthropology of that desolate part of Oregon. But it also gives hikers an opportunity to take a …
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Fed's Bullard: 'unwise' to continue hiking rates amid falling inflation
Says 'unwise' to continue hiking rates amid falling inflation expectations; Recent decline in equity and corporate bond markets decreases risk of asset bubbles, giving Fed 'more leeway' in its rate hike decisions; Says drop in inflation outlook and …
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Hiking tragedy: Friends cannot save 18-year-old as he falls into raging creek

Hiking tragedy: Friends cannot save 18-year-old as he falls into raging creek
Lucas Earl Weaver was hiking with three friends when witnesses said he slipped on partially submerged rocks while attempting to cross Big Beef Creek, about a mile and a half downstream from the spillway that empties water out of Lake William Symington …
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Candlelight hiking offered at Lake Carlos State Park Saturday
This event provides an opportunity to hike on trails lit by candles or luminaries. Participants can also warm up around a crackling fire and roast marshmallows or enjoy a hot beverage. The trail is 1.2 miles and suitable for beginner-level hikers of …
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Hiking photographer from Edmonds creates stunning images
I asked my good buddy Bryan if we could make a stop at Ebey's Landing and do the loop hike of 3 miles on Ebey's Bluff, so I could hit my mileage goal. He said, “Sure thing” — as long as I bought him a beer.
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8 Life Lessons You Can Learn After Taking Up Hiking

8 Life Lessons You Can Learn After Taking Up Hiking
About a year ago, my brother, who's much more of an outdoors kid than I, dragged me on a hike with him, and changed my life immeasurably. I was recently dumped, greasy-haired and sullen, sitting on the couch watching what I thought was The Jersey Shore …
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Washington teenager killed in tragic accident after being swept into creek
A teenager was killed after being swept into a raging creek in front of his horrified friends. Lucas Weaver was attempting to cross Big Beef Creek in Washington when he slipped and fell into the water. His three hiking friends grabbed hold of his …
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