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Review: Vargo Ascent Tent Stakes
posted Dec 17, 2014 by AJ Heil
"Ultralight" has quickly become the new craze for many outdoor enthusiasts: always searching for the nicest, newest, lightest gear has many benefits and quite the appeal these days! Many outdoor companies have facilitated the trend and met the need with new products that seek to offer...
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Interview: Caving Advice and Guidelines
posted Dec 8, 2014 by AJ Heil
I've had the incredible opportunity to correspond with Jennifer Redell, Cave & Mine Specialist for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, about caving activities in the Upper Midwest and abroad.  As caves continue to see more and more activity, her expertise has proven useful in providing...
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5 Tips for Switching from Summer Hiking to Winter Hiking
posted Dec 1, 2014 by mtbikerchick
I'm an overplanner.  In the summer when I'm day hiking I tend to pack extra food, extra water, a rain coat, extra sunscreen and toilet paper.  Because... well, you know. Once the temperatures start to drop and the time changes, my day hike packing habits change...
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Photo Blog: Backpacking in Michigan's Porcupine Mountains
posted Nov 18, 2014 by AJ Heil
In the fall of 2014 we went backpacking in Michigan's Porcupine Mountains. Here's how our adventure unfolded: The detailed map of our route in the Porkies. Outlined here, you'll find our put-in point, direction of travel, photo spots depicted in this blog (stars), and route details....
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