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101 Critical Days of Summer: Hiking Safety

All Hands Update July 15, 2014 #3 101 Critical Days of Summer: Hiking Safety Hiking is a great way to spend time outdoors, but there are some things to keep in mind before you head to the trail. Source link

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HIKING TRAIL RULES | Bush Rules & Trail Etiquette For Hiking and Camping

In this video, I will teach you how not to be a jerk on the trail and tell you all about a few very important unwritten rules of hiking. Even though there are no written rules about hiking, there are a few things that you can do to fit right in. This video goes over a few of those rules, such as leave no trace, what to do when you need the toilet, snoring, headlamp etiquette etc. […]

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Hiking safety a priority for Phoenix authorities as triple digits hit the Valley

Phoenix is trying to make sure hikers stay safe while we deal with excessive heat warnings. Temperatures over 110 degrees are expected for the next few days, and it’s prompting hikers to take extra water on their next trek. Officers and rangers are also camping out in front of popular trails to ensure people are prepared. Source link

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Hiking Tips from Summit Hut: How to Size a Hiking Shoe

Join Summit Hut on location at Oracle State Park to find out how to best size a hiking shoe! Fit and comfort make a huge difference when you’re on the trail, so you can embark on any adventure! For more hiking safety, visit azstateparks.com/hiking-safety, and to get a pair properly-fitted shoes visit summithut.com! Source link

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10 Essential Hiking Tips for Beginners | Hiking 101

Hiking tips for beginners are essential, because like other outdoor activities, hiking can be intimidating if you are new to it. But fear not. If you are a beginner hiker, this list of the 10 essential hiking tips for beginners will make your hike safe and fun. Hiking Tips for Beginners List: 0:00​ – Introduction 00:38​ – 1. Tell someone before leaving 01:07​ – 2. Choose the Timing 01:32​ – 3. Choose a Beginner-Friendly Trail 02:16​ – […]

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Hiking Gear & Tips

Quick and easy tricks to enjoy a day or a few hours hiking in the Rockies. . . . . . #outdoors #hikingadventures #trekking #outdoorwomen #optoutside #mountains #adventure #neverstopexploring #explore #getoutside #exploremore #wildernessculture #landscape #hike #hiker #hiking #wanderlust Source link

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Hiking & Camping Safety with Sean Voelger

Hiking & Camping Safety tips (i guess?) I really screwed up the thing at the end, it’s National Safe Kids Association, or National traffic safety institute. Source link

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Safety, reading maps, and backpacking (Hiking tips Pt. 44)

Map and compass techniques for backpackers, and a look at the question: Do Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail and Continental Divide Trail hikers need to use paper maps? — Electronic devices and outdoor risk: — The PCT Association’s advice on maps: — Sectionhiker.com on maps: — Guthook’s app for the CDT: — CDT maps: — A closer look at declination: — Where to buy US Geological Survey topo maps: Source link

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5 Tips to Prevent Tick Bites and Getting Lyme Disease | Johns Hopkins Medicine

Each year, roughly 300,000 cases of Lyme Disease are reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; it is estimated that this represents a small portion of actual cases of the Disease. Methods of diagnosis and treatment have been, for the most part, inadequate at speaking to the complex needs of these patients. In this video Dr. John Aucott with the Johns Hopkins Lyme Disease Research Center will share five tips to prevent tick bites and […]

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