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Happy Catfish Day!!
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Happy Catfish Day!!

by Anna Fletcher You may not realize it, but today is a very special day. Not only is it the 176th day of the year and National Strawberry Parfait Day, today is National Catfish Day!! In 1987, President Ronald Reagan officially proclaimed June 25 as a day to honor “a [...]

How to Treat a Jellyfish Sting
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How to Treat a Jellyfish Sting

by Justin Fricke, aka JustinTheWeekendWarrior When most people go to the beach, they’re concerned about running into a shark. No one really pays attention to the little jellyfish lurking in the water. If you’ve ever been stung by one of these fellas you know it’s not pleasant. And if you [...]

Rivers vs. Lakes
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Rivers vs. Lakes

by Justin Fricke, aka the JustinTheWeekendWarrior The start of summer means it’s time to splash down and cool off. Where’s the best place to take a nice dip to cool off and relax? We’ve already read why a lake is a better swimming choice than a pool. But what about a [...]

Summer Reads for the Adventurer
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Summer Reads for the Adventurer

by Anna Fletcher Wherever you go this summer, it’s always a good idea to pack along a book. Amongst the roadtrips, vacations, backpacking trips, and sight-seeing, there will always be some downtime that is best utilized by reading a good book. When the weather is warm and sunny, my mind [...]

Flatland Training Part 1
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Flatland Training Part 1

***NOTE FROM ENO:  This is part 1 of a 5-part series about how to stay active in the outdoors through flatland training – essentially, training for the mountains without actually being in the mountains.*** By Justin Fricke, aka the JustinTheWeekendWarrior Training is an essential aspect of any sport. You can’t simply [...]