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Incredible Floating Backpack Is Every Hikers Dream

It sounds like something made up but the HoverGlide is a ‘floating’ backpack that will greatly reduce the stress backpacks typically place on the shoulders and back. While most backpacks move up and down from the momentum from when we move, the HoverGlide utilizes a special dual frame that allows the bag to seemingly float in place. This …

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Leave The Outdoors Better Than You Found It When Exploring This Summer

If you love the outdoors, make sure you act like it this summer and leave it the same, if not better than you found it. With summer officially here, it’s a great time to explore the outdoors! As people go hiking, camping, wildlife viewing and engage in other recreation activities, there can be associated impacts …

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Penn State Bans Outdoor Club From Going Outside Because It’s ‘Too Risky’

In one of the most head-scratching pieces of news you’re likely to see all week, Penn State University banned their Outing Club from going outdoors. If the 98-year-old club is unable to go outside, then it doesn’t seem like it has much of a purpose anymore. How exactly is the club supposed to live up to its …

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The Great Trail: Canada Completes World’s Longest Continuous Trail, Connecting It from Coast to Coast

What exactly does it take to build the longest continuous trail in the world in the second largest country on earth? A lot of time and a lot of miles — 25 years and 15,000 miles to be exact. The Great Trail stretches from the Pacific Ocean to the Arctic Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean …

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VIDEO: Mama Grizzly Bear and Two Cubs Follow Hiker Down Trail

This has to be the last situation any hiker wants to ever find themselves in. Spotting a grizzly in close proximity to you is less than ideal, especially if that grizzly has cubs. If that Spotting a grizzly in close proximity to you is less than ideal, especially if that grizzly has cubs. That situation …

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Trails Close Down After Runner Has Foot Impaled By Booby Trap

Trails were closed off at Pinnacle Park in Jackson County, North Carolina, after a runner had their foot impaled by a nail someone had intentionally placed in the area. This was just one of at least 60 spikes that were recovered in the area. The nails were measured four-inches and were hammered into various places, …

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Mom Relives Terrifying Bear Attack, ‘It Was Trying to Kill Me’

The last thing Laura Cooksey and her children expected to happen when they went for a hike was for it to end in a life or death situation. That’s exactly what happened when the family had an encounter with a black bear in a Virginia state park they won’t ever forget. In the time leading up to …

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World’s most dangerous hiking trail is more terrifying than you can imagine

If you’re looking to live dangerously, look no further than Mount Huashan, China, home to a hiking trail that makes me incredibly uneasy just thinking about it. See for yourself: This is definitely a great place if you enjoy walking on questionably flimsy boards while suspended thousands of feet in the air. If not? Probably …

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