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The Trouble with Ticks
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The Trouble with Ticks

Memorial Day has come and gone, marking the cultural beginning of summer. Without a doubt ENOpians everywhere will be hiking, paddling, camping and hammocking as the warm season sets in. We’re all happy to be outside more during these months…just be sure to be weary of ticks! May is Lyme Disease [...]

4 Types of Climbing
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4 Types of Climbing

Rock climbing is one of the best ways to be outside, explore new places, and stay in shape. You’ll use muscles you didn’t even know you had! Which type of rock climbing appeals to you? Regardless, hammocking and rock climbing go hand in hand. Relaxing in a hammock halfway up [...]

5 Essentials of Climbing
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5 Essentials of Climbing

Climbing is an awesome way to have fun while staying in shape. One of the best things about climbing is that anyone, no matter body type, size, or age has unique strengths and weaknesses that make almost any crag possible to scale. There are many times where I have been [...]

Shake, Shake it
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Shake, Shake it

Shake, shake it–your hammock that is! Out of the countless places you can string up a hammock, it’s hard to beat two good trees. And as Leave No Trace endorses, hammocks are great in the way that they have a minimal impact on the life of the forest floor. Sometimes [...]

6 Plants that Pack a Poisonous Punch
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6 Plants that Pack a Poisonous Punch

Spring and Summer translate into cookouts, hammocking, and camping with friends. As you get back to the wild this upcoming warm season, know what’s okay to touch and ingest and what’s not. Blackberries for that pie, sure! Some wild mint for your mojito, of course! How about this edible flower [...]