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    The Ultimate Hiking Safety Tips – Be Trail Wise!

    The Ultimate Hiking Safety Tips – Be Trail Wise!

    Follow these ultimate hiking safety tips the next time you head out for a walk in the Rockies. These hiking safety tips include everything to keep you safe on your next adventure in the Rocky Mountains.  Read all these must know hiking tips here. Hiking in the Rocky Mountains or anywhere for that matter can […] More

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    7 Wolf Facts – Controversial, Iconic Animals

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    A wolf is one of the most controversial and special wild animals in the Rocky Mountains.  Here are 7 facts about these common mammals of the Rockies that can be seen in Yellowstone NP. There are a lot of wild animals in the Rockies that are majestic and cool to watch.  Some, like moose are commonly […] More

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    6 Tips For Traveling Alone In The Rockies

    6 Tips For Traveling Alone In The Rockies

    Are you ready to do some traveling alone in the Rockies? These 6 tips on traveling alone in the Rocky Mountains may be just the advice you need.  It’s time to stop dreaming and start exploring the Rocky Mountains today. Roger Toll, superintendent of Rocky Mountain National Park between 1921 and 1929, once remarked that […] More

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    8 Tips To Avoid Being A Foolish Hiker

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    Don’t be a foolish hiker!  Make smart choices. Please don’t be a foolish hiker and do something that puts you or others at risk.  Here are 8 tips that everyone should follow to enjoy their hike and be safe. In hiking adventures I’ve come across all kinds of people.  Some people seemed to be ill […] More

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    The 4 Reasons I Never Take An Umbrella Hiking

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    Some people like to use an umbrella hiking, but I never do. Photo via Flickr. I never take an umbrella hiking in the Rocky Mountains or elsewhere.  Read the 4 reasons why I don’t take an umbrella hiking when I go exploring the mountains. I love hiking throughout the entire year, summer, fall, winter, and […] More

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    5 Tips To Be Safe Around Western Rattlesnakes

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    Spring is a good time to be extra aware of western rattlesnakes. Do you know how to be safe around western rattlesnakes?  Here are 5 important tips to keep in mind when you are out exploring the Rockies, especially in likely rattlesnake habitat. I’ve spent a good amount of time hiking, camping, fishing, and climbing […] More

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    Don’t Let Wildlife Fears Prevent You From Hiking!

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    Have you ever been afraid of bears when out hiking or camping? Wildlife fears can keep people from hiking or even going into the great outdoors.  Don’t let your wildlife fears keep you from experiencing something, including hiking or camping. Like most people I have my own fears, those things that I’m afraid of or […] More

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    Five Of The Best Hiking Spots In North & South America

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    North and South America have breathtaking lakes, pristine beaches, and towering mountains.  Here are five of the best hiking spots in North and South America. One of the wonderful things about being a hiker in the Americas is just how many amazing hiking venues there are on the two continents. The trouble with being so […] More

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    The 7 Best Tips To Avoid Mosquito Bites When Hiking!

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    Look at that blood filled mosquito! These are the 7 best tips to avoid mosquito bites that will help you enjoy your time in the outdoors more.  These include using repellent, wearing long clothes, and taking vitamin B. One of the few things that I really don’t love about the mountains are the mosquitoes.  I […] More

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    Lightning Safety in the Mountains

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    Photo Michael Karrer. Some basic lightning safety knowledge is important if you spend much time exploring the Rocky Mountains.  Here are some tips on what you should and shouldn’t do if you get caught in a lightning storm. Every year in the United States there are about 49 people killed by lightning.  That number may […] More

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    6 Red Tailed Hawk Facts – Lifelong Partners

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    Red tailed hawks are a common bird of the Rocky Mountains.  Here are 6 facts about this beautiful bird that you’ve probably seen flying or perched. I remember first hearing about red tailed hawks back when I was studying at the University of California at Santa Barbara.  Some friends were doing some bird rehabilitation work […] More

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