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Upstate NY hiking challenge: Cover 100 miles on the North Country Scenic Trail
Noting that the National Park Service is celebrating its 100th anniversary, the Trail Association is inviting hikers and their families to accept the "Hike 100 Challenge" along the North Country National Scenic Trail. Anyone who hikes 100 miles on the …

Venezuelans face a 6000% hike in gasoline price
Venezuelans are bracing themselves for a price hike at the pump. Some Venezuelans, however, have to use a second government exchange rate called the SIMADI. That rate will now be allowed to float. On Thursday, one bolivar — on the SIMADI rate — was …
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Events this week: Beaver solutions, hiking, wildlife tracking and more (Updated)
Winter Hike (10:00 am) @ TBA: Active seniors are invited to take part in a winter hike. The event is organized by the Senior Center's Trailblazers, but you don't have to be a member to join them. To sign up or for more information stop by the Senior …
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Hiking 23 miles to help others breathe
The organization's annual Xtream Hike is set for this September. Mitford said it raised $ 30,000 last year. She called it both a physical and philanthropic challenge and urged people to sign up and start preparing now. "It does take training. Not many …
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Hikers concerned with trail expansion in Morgan-Monroe State Forest

Hikers concerned with trail expansion in Morgan-Monroe State Forest
When several hikers arrived at the Tecumseh Trail in Morgan-Monroe State Forest earlier this month, they weren't prepared for what lay ahead of them. The hikers could only walk for a couple of minutes before they ran into trees that had been sawed down …
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In Nevada, high stakes for Clinton and Sanders
LAS VEGAS — This state is known for gambling, Celine Dion, brothels, sinful secrets, and quickie weddings. Presidential politics? Not so much. When Nevada Democrats gather at 250 caucus locations around the state Saturday, it will be only the second …
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Northborough: Hiking guide showcases town's history

Northborough: Hiking guide showcases town's history
NORTHBOROUGH — Set in a clearing in the woods off Main Street, a gravestone erected by the town more than a century ago pays tribute to one of Northborough's earliest historical figures. "In memory of Mary Goodnow," it reads, "who was killed by …
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Idaho Hiking Reopens, With Hikers Warned Not to Feed Goats
A hiking trail in northern Idaho reopened Saturday, but with an admonishment to hikers: don't feed the goats. The U.S. Forest Service closed Scotchman Peak Trail in Kaniksu National Forest last fall after human handouts had made mountain goats …
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NJ Dem lawmakers announce strategy for hiking minimum wage to an hour
Murray said the minimum wage hike “will kill our historic job growth and drive more major businesses out of the state.” The two Democrats said they reached an agreement on their rival proposals earlier this week. Excluded from the agreement is Sweeney …

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10 questions with hiker Dave Gantz
My first memories of hiking occurred at Prince Galliztin State Park. During these summer vacations, my mom would lead us on day hikes up to the water tower/reservoir. My first overnight backpacking trips began as soon as my friends and I could drive.
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Arizona hike: Y Bar is a strenuous challenge
Agonizing but ultimately wise hiking choices I have made include missing a summit because of an ear-infection-induced case of vertigo and abbreviating a recent trek on Y Bar Trail #44 when my group encountered more ice and snow than we were prepared …

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Black Hawk Hiking Club schedule
The annual Hiking Club banquet will be held at Church of the Cross United Methodist, located at 22621 Route 2 & 92, Port Byron, Illinois. Appetizers will be served at 5:30 P.M. during the social hour. This event is open to nonmembers. The cost is $ 15 …
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Fort Rock hike offers a glimpse into Oregon?s history
The Fort Rock State Natural Area, about 70 miles southeast of Bend along the Oregon Outback Scenic Byway, offers a chance to learn about the geology and the anthropology of that desolate part of Oregon. But it also gives hikers an opportunity to take a …
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Fed's Bullard: 'unwise' to continue hiking rates amid falling inflation
Says 'unwise' to continue hiking rates amid falling inflation expectations; Recent decline in equity and corporate bond markets decreases risk of asset bubbles, giving Fed 'more leeway' in its rate hike decisions; Says drop in inflation outlook and …
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Hiking tragedy: Friends cannot save 18-year-old as he falls into raging creek

Hiking tragedy: Friends cannot save 18-year-old as he falls into raging creek
Lucas Earl Weaver was hiking with three friends when witnesses said he slipped on partially submerged rocks while attempting to cross Big Beef Creek, about a mile and a half downstream from the spillway that empties water out of Lake William Symington …
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Candlelight hiking offered at Lake Carlos State Park Saturday
This event provides an opportunity to hike on trails lit by candles or luminaries. Participants can also warm up around a crackling fire and roast marshmallows or enjoy a hot beverage. The trail is 1.2 miles and suitable for beginner-level hikers of …
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Hiking photographer from Edmonds creates stunning images
I asked my good buddy Bryan if we could make a stop at Ebey's Landing and do the loop hike of 3 miles on Ebey's Bluff, so I could hit my mileage goal. He said, “Sure thing” — as long as I bought him a beer.
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8 Life Lessons You Can Learn After Taking Up Hiking

8 Life Lessons You Can Learn After Taking Up Hiking
About a year ago, my brother, who's much more of an outdoors kid than I, dragged me on a hike with him, and changed my life immeasurably. I was recently dumped, greasy-haired and sullen, sitting on the couch watching what I thought was The Jersey Shore …
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Washington teenager killed in tragic accident after being swept into creek
A teenager was killed after being swept into a raging creek in front of his horrified friends. Lucas Weaver was attempting to cross Big Beef Creek in Washington when he slipped and fell into the water. His three hiking friends grabbed hold of his …
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