Tag: Hiking
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How To: Choose Doing a Section Hike or Thru-Hike

Thru-hiking is to hike an established point-to-point, long distance hiking trail with continuous footsteps in one direction.

Section hiking is doing either a single section...

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The Tortoise & the Hare: Fast Hiking vs Slow Hiking

It's a familiar scene: I’m standing somewhere in the depths of the Grand Canyon, squinting into the morning sun trying to spot our route through...

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The Top 10 Foot Injuries And Problems
And what to do about them

All injuries are quite literally a pain, but with most knocks and niggles you can at least avoid...

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What's NEW for Spring '20

Here at Oboz, we welcome 2020 with feet rearing to go, because new adventures await. And sure, we love Montana winters, especially seeing our Greater...

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Winter Snowshoe
How to Hike in Cold Weather

Thinking about heading out to explore a winter wonderland? Do it! This is one of my favorite seasons to hike.

Yosemite snowshoe. All images by...
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Risk Management for Winter Hikers

Just because winter and piles of snow are coming doesn’t mean you need to hang up the hiking boots for the season.

In fact, winter can...

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Ask a Pro: How Do I Alleviate Medical Issues in the Backcountry?

Backcountry travel is one of the most inspiring ways you can see the outdoors. Day hiking is wonderful, but once you have a few successful...

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Ask a Pro: What are the Best Winter Hikes?

Winter hiking. When temps drop and days get shorter, I turn into a total creature comfort connoisseur, seeking coziness at every turn, but that doesn’t...

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Scary Trail Tale: Deep in the Adirondack Wilderness

We were standing in front of the trailhead sign-in post in pitch darkness. Just three cars were visible as we swung our headlamp beams across...

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Scary Trail Tale: Rattlesnakes and Buffalo

No, That's Not A Twig

Some of the scariest moments for me on the trails have been encounters with those who live there.

What lurks beyond...
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Weather: The 11th Essential of Outdoor Recreation and How to Use It

Often times we think of the ten essentials for outdoor recreation as the bible of preparedness: Navigation, Illumination, Sun and Bug Protection, First Aid, Knife...

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