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The Best 4000 Footers for Sunrise

After hiking all the 4000 footers in NH, you’d think it would be time to move onto something else. Oddly enough after four rounds I still find myself going back for more. These...

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Top 10 Inspiring Hiking Quotes

Finding the motivation to get necessary “life tasks” completed can be a challenge for most people. Vacuuming, dishes, laundry, paying bills and outdoor chores all fall into the...

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How to Make This Your Best Hiking Year Yet

If you are anything like me, New Years Resolutions really aren’t on my mind; It’s all about goals! Instead of dropping ten pounds or working out more, having achievable and...

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5 Reasons to do a Sunrise Hike

The first time you ever do it, people will think you’re crazy. You might even be telling yourself you are as you’re getting up at 2 in the morning just to hike. As you drive to...

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Hiking as Self-Care: How to Work It Into Life

If you live with even one foot in the mainstream world, you probably have one or more of these to keep you busy: a job, kids, a significant other, friendships to maintain, aging parents to...

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Hiking my way through a Mid-Life Crisis

I frequently wonder why I enjoy the solace and therapeutic value of a walk in the woods.  A few weeks ago,  a friend and I took her children out for a short walk up Artists Bluff...

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Reference and Children’s Books for Exploring the Outdoors

Are you looking for information on the importance of outdoor play or an inspiring book on hiking you can read to or with your kids? Here’s a large collection of both! You’ll...

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It’s All in Your Head: Hiking is a Mental Challenge

There’s no doubt that hiking is physically challenging. Between the steep ups and down, loose talus, slick roots, chilling water crossings, altitude issue, and a constant battle with...

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NH 4000 Footers: Reaching Double Digits

Yesterday we heard from Christina who was just beginning her 4000 footer journey alongside her boyfriend, TJ. In many ways they prepared for this new challenge, they did run into a number...

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Hiking the NH 4000 Footers: Christina’s Journey

Have you ever thought of hiking a long distance trail, spending your first night backpacking, solo hiking, or achieving another hiking focused goal? A while back a woman named Christina...

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