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Interview: Understanding Cave Closures and White-Nose Syndrome
posted Apr 16, 2014 by AJ Heil
Jennifer Redell is a Cave & Mine Specialist for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) and the Bureau of Natural Heritage Conservation.  The photos included here are from caving activities of guided groups in Southeastern Minnesota that demonstrate ethical caving activities in areas free from White-Nose Syndrome. Tripleblaze: In...
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Review: Hennessy Hammock Deep Jungle XL
posted Apr 15, 2014 by Jim Hodgson
Hammockin' I have been itching to try hammock camping for years now. I've seen them around at campgrounds and heard about how great they are from owners, but, until now, never actually heaved my carcass into one and spent the night there. Let me just go ahead...
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Review: Granite Gear Water Bucket and Kitchen Sink
posted Apr 14, 2014 by AJ Heil
Every once in a while, I run across some gear that makes outdoor life a whole lot easier and more enjoyable. Granite Gear's Water Bucket and Kitchen Sink combo are two of those products that relive stress and ease burdens, especially when with groups of people! The...
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Camping Footwear Review: Bokos Sandals
posted Apr 13, 2014 by Jeff Barber
This spring I've been testing a unique pair of sandals from Bokos, a small company started by two brothers in Minneapolis. While the distinctive styling may turn some heads, it's the details that make these sandals truly unique. Bokos Sandals feature one-piece construction, which the company claims...
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