Tag Archives: hiking

Email From the Trail? Tales from Alaska

Do you email from the trail? Tweet about the birds you’ve just heard? Check your iphone or Blackberry while out in nature? Do you find it unbearable to be disconnected? Or do you happily take a break from technology when … Continue reading

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Free Admission to National Parks

Time to plan a hike! The National Park Service announced two more free-admission days –August 14 and 15 — at the 146 parks that normally charge an entrance fee (nearly 250 others never charge a fee). Rocky Mountain National Park, … Continue reading

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What’s in Your Backpack? The 10 Essentials of Hiking…and a Few More

What should you bring on a hike? I’ve always heard that there are “ten essentials” of hiking – the items you must bring on a hike to stay safe and warm. That list seems to vary a lot, though, depending … Continue reading

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Welcome to GoodHiker.com!

GoodHiker.com is here to help you and the kids in your life to get outdoors and have fun hiking, while also learning about minimizing your impact on the environment — in short, how to have fun, stay safe and tread … Continue reading

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