The Benefits of One Day Hiking Trips

Written by Monica Marty


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Safety should be high priority on any hiking trip. Bring a map, compass, and flashlight. Bringrepparttar following items to combat any hiking emergencies: waterproof matches, whistle, fire starter, space blanket, and emergency shelter. These items are beneficial when you are unfamiliar withrepparttar 148460 hiking trail or you expect to hike through difficult terrain. There are other safety items to consider. Consult a hiking professional in your area for more tips and advice.

The sun, wind, and bugs can become a nuisance while hiking. Make sure to bring sunglasses, sunscreen, and bug repellant. Nothing can ruin a hiking adventure like bug bites and an aching sunburn. Always wear sunscreen even ifrepparttar 148461 weather is overcast. Find a waterproof and sweat resistant sports sunscreen and reapply sunscreen every 4-5 hours or more frequently if you are prone to sunburn.

One day hiking trips are a great way for recreational hikers to experience trails in their area and exercise atrepparttar 148462 same time. Start a one day hiking group with your friends as a social get-together. What are you waiting for? Get your gear and get started today!

Monica Marty is a hiking fan and the webmaster of http://hikingtrailfinder.com/ where you will find a directory and information on Hiking You may freely distribute this article, no need to obtain consent, as long as the author's bio paragraph (resource box) is included.


Gambling Isnít the Only Thing to do in Las Vegas

Written by Monica Marty


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Eastern Sierra: The Eastern Sierra mountain range is a 3.5 hour drive from Las Vegas. It is worthrepparttar drive when you experiencerepparttar 148459 many peaks it has to offer. The highest peak is Mt. Whitney which stands at 14,494 feet. There are numerous trails to choose from that explorerepparttar 148460 peaks that make uprepparttar 148461 Eastern Sierra mountain range. The trails range from 1-20 miles long. There is no entrance fee. However, some ofrepparttar 148462 trails require permits while others do not. Also, be aware thatrepparttar 148463 Eastern Sierra mountain range is home to a bear population so take precautions when hiking and camping.

So turn in your poker chips and skiprepparttar 148464 slot machines when you head to Las Vegas. The area has many spectacular hiking trails to offer. Try hiking in fall, winter, or spring because Las Vegas has sweltering heat inrepparttar 148465 summer. Take inrepparttar 148466 fresh air and rocky scenery of Las Vegas area hiking trails. They are a little known secret waiting for you to discover them.



Monica Marty is a hiking fan and the webmaster of http://hikingtrailfinder.com/ where you will find a directory and information on Hiking You may freely distribute this article, no need to obtain consent, as long as the author's bio paragraph (resource box) is included.


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