Lastest Hiking News

River Bend snowshoe hiking event carries on…without the snowshoes
While the warm spell melted much of the snow on the River Bend Nature Center trails and made snowshoes unnecessary for the meditative hike held at 3 p.m. Saturday, the main point of the program remained intact. (Photos by Daniel Borgertpoepping/Daily …

One slip is all you get: winter hiking is more popular than ever despite dangers
John Nagel has an intimate understanding of the risks of winter hiking. It was a clear, windless day in February 2015 when he stepped onto an unseen patch of hard ice while snowshoeing with a friend near Juneau, Alaska. A cleat on his snowshoe slipped, …
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How a man survived 1000-foot fall from Mt. Baldy hiking trail
BALDY >> What started out as a day of hiking and fun near Mt. Baldy, quickly turned into a nightmare when a Huntington Beach man fell nearly 1,000 feet down the side of the mountain. “I remember he lost his footing and just started to slide down the …
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