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Hiking Tips: How to Plan and Prepare for a Hike

How to Plan and Prepare for a Hike. Hiking is an excellent low-impact workout. Studies show it offers multiple physical and mental benefits. From reducing anxiety to preventing osteoporosis, hiking is an outdoor activity delivering benefits beyond scenic and fun. In this video I am sharing some hiking tips for beginners to make their first hike successful. To learn more about How to Avoid Ticks While Hiking, Tips For Pacing Yourself On The Trail, and Leave No Trace Seven […]

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7 Ways to Prevent Tick Bites and Lyme Disease while Camping, Hiking, Fishing or Hunting

Discover 7 Simple Steps You and Your Family Can Take to Prevent Tick Bites (and Lyme Disease) in the woods! From Here’s a Link to Full Article Online: ______ For Your Convenience… Here are LINKS to ALL the Gear Shown in this Video: Sawyer Permethrin: Other Permethrin Brands: David’s Hat – Oilskin Outback: Boot Blouse: Buff Headware (David’s Wear Mossy Oak – Duck Blind or Shadow Grass): _____ If You found this Video to be Helpful and […]

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5 TIPS for HIKING with TICKS // 5 preventative measures to take before a hike & 5 things to do after

Preventing ticks when hiking is key to avoiding contracting Lyme disease. We need to learn to hike with ticks in a safe manner. Ticks are nasty insects that carry many diseases, in the northeast the biggest worry is Lyme disease carried by the blacklegged tick. There are several preventative measures you can take to limit your exposure prior to hiking, such as using permethrin, deet, and picaridin. There are also steps that you can take after hiking […]

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