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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 [...]

5 Tips on How to Keep Bugs Away While Outdoors
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5 Tips on How to Keep Bugs Away While Outdoors

 If anyone is a nature lover and a camping and hiking enthusiast, I am. But let me tell you this – if someone says that after a long day of hiking when your ankles are swollen and every joint hurts, they are still not bothered by the annoying crawly pests [...]

Bears, Bees, Snakes-Oh My!
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Bears, Bees, Snakes-Oh My!

We all know that ENOpians love the outdoors. Most of you can’t wait to go play in the backcountry in your off time. When we delve into the depths of the forest however, there are many skills that we must possess in order to respect the land and protect ourselves. [...]