Is it safe to hike with your dog off-leash? Officials, rescuers urge caution

Is it safe to hike with your dog off-leash? Officials, rescuers urge caution
Hiking a precipitous trail with his dog off-leash – a common sight around the Pacific Northwest that has sparked a feisty debate among hikers. Everybody seems to have a firm opinion about whether or not they care to see dogs running free along trails …

High Peaks winter hiking

High Peaks winter hiking
Skiers and snowshoers should park at the first pull-off after the end of the pavement and hike the remainder of the plowed road on foot. Skiers and snowshoers will need to travel road three miles to reach the Seward Trailhead. Logging operations will …
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Goodbye, golf clubs; hello, hiking boots
They call him “Elusive,” at least on the hiking trails. And that's pretty much where Dave Roberts spends his time these days, crisscrossing the country by foot, by bike, even by kayak. Roberts, a retired teacher and software engineer, is on a mission …
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Mooresville man to hike Appalachian Trail for veterans charity

Mooresville man to hike Appalachian Trail for veterans charity
A former Marine in Mooresville is preparing to start hiking the entire Appalachian Trail to raise awareness of Carry the Fallen and the rate of veteran suicides in the United States. Steven Lesage, 32, who plans to begin his 2,200-mile trek in March …
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What A View! Three Local Hiking Spots Around Clemson
With football season come and gone, it may seem like there isn't much to do on the weekends. However, know that there is so much around campus and the neighboring areas for Clemson students to do. Nearby state parks and hidden local gems offer trails …
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Injured hiker thanks man who carried him 2 miles to safety in Malibu
Dan Reardon and Dina Zaky said they were out enjoying the day along the hiking trail in Escondido Falls when they came upon the injured man, Mark Martinez. Martinez was out for a hike with his wife and family when he fell while attempting to make his …
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Hiking costs for residents
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Hiking the trails in St. Charles
DEFIANCE, MO. (KTVI)- The St. Charles County Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a winter trail hike on Jan. 9 at Broemmelsiek Park. The Saint Charles County website describes the event as a family-friendly, fun winter trails event, intended to …

Hiking already popular in Tri-State as group issues challenge
With two major hiking and walking trails in the Tri-State area and scores of experienced hikers in its midst, the American Hiking Society's challenge for people to hike 40 miles this year in celebration of the nonprofit organization's 40th anniversary …
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Outdoor Life: Reach for the Boulder stars with night hikes
This Hubble Space Telescope image shows the details of the famed planetary nebula, NGC 2818. You probably won't see this much striking detail when night hiking in Boulder, unless you made yourself a drug cocktail. Nonetheless, Boulder has some great …
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Best Hiking Trails
Chances are, one of your resolutions for the New Year involved getting more fit. Well, forget the gym – hiking is a great way to stay in shape, not to mention see new sights and enjoy the out-of-doors. You can find plenty of great trails right in the …
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CBJ Afternoon Buzz: Winter weather prep; Home starts dip; Wal-Mart hiking

CBJ Afternoon Buzz: Winter weather prep; Home starts dip; Wal-Mart hiking
Jan. 20 — Frank Sorrentino, chief executive officer at Connectone Bancorp, and Devin Ryan, managing director at JMP Securities, discuss the divergence between consumers and corporations in the U.S. economy and market selloff, the Federal Reserve's …
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Man Carries Injured Hiker More Than 2 Miles to Safety
A couple on a New Year's Day hike in Malibu, California, came across a man with an injured leg and ended up helping him get more than two miles to safety. Dan Reardon and Dina Zaky were about half-way into their hike to Escondido Falls — about two and …
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Warm up for winter hiking in a down Big Agnes Zirkle Circle skirt: Gear review

Warm up for winter hiking in a down Big Agnes Zirkle Circle skirt: Gear review
Women who love spending time outdoors are increasingly interested in sporty fashion options beyond convertible hiking pants and shorts. More and more women are hiking in skirts and are discovering the freedom from baggy pants, form-fitting leggings and …

LETTER: Christie policies hiking taxes on public workers
While Gov. Chris Christie's opposition to a constitutional amendment requiring the state to fully fund pension payments each year is reasoned, he has made no effort to offer a fair solution. Decades ago, public employees sought greater benefits through …
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Hiking Kauai's majestic Wai Koa Loop Trail

Hiking Kauai's majestic Wai Koa Loop Trail
A majestic mahogany forest, tranquil lagoons and a secluded swimming hole are some of the treasures found along the Wai Koa Loop Trail, located in the town of Kilauea on Kauai's lush North Shore. This moderate 5-mile circuit meanders through Wai Koa …

Virginia man hiking for the children in Honduras
a virginia man is taking on the appalachian trail to help children in honduras and he wants you to keep track of his travels! kyle kirby first went to honduras with the "friends of barnabas foundation" four years ago. for 16 years, the mission group …
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'Hiking With Friends' Offers Free Fun And Exercise For Adventure Seekers

'Hiking With Friends' Offers Free Fun And Exercise For Adventure Seekers
LOS ANGELES ( — Looking for a way to keep your New Year's resolution to get fit? The answer may be on a hiking trail near you. “Getting on a mountain, there's really nothing like it,” said Lisa Burgos, who recently has taken up hiking as a …
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2 hikers washed into ocean by wave near Santa Cruz still missing
Coast Guard rescue teams continued their search Tuesday for two hikers who were washed off a rock by a wave and into the ocean Monday evening outside Santa Cruz, but rain and low visibility were complicating their efforts, officials said.
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AmaWaterways introduces enhanced hiking, biking excursions
AmaWaterways is beefing up its biking and hiking tour options for its 2016 Europe river cruises, in response to customer demand. “Over the past two seasons, we have seen steadily increasing demand from our passengers for more active excursions …
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