Category Archive: trail information

Apr 23

Are Trails Necessary?

Do We Really Need Trails? This trail blog post is in response to a post on the Great Plains Trail website titled Are Long Distance Trails Necessary? It’s a good question, and the blog post already covers the more existential issue of “what do you consider necessary.?” But I’d like to approach the same topic from …

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Dec 19

Shoes For Trail Running

Choosing Your Shoes For Trail Running Trail running is a very enjoyable activity that both beginner and advanced runners can easily participate in. It really doesn’t need a whole lot of preparation to do. All you need is the willingness to run the trails and of course, the right gear.  When I say gear, what …

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Nov 12

How to Hike Safely During Hunting Season

10 Ways to Be Safe When Hiking During Hunting Season Hunting and hiking have gained massive popularity as great outdoor activities. However, a challenge arises in that one poses a danger to the other. It is highly likely for a hiker in the woods to be mistaken for a hunter’s target. Another bone of contention …

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Oct 28

Make Trail Maps With GPX Files on Trailsnet

Make GPX Trail Maps Easily on Trailsnet Back in 2012, I promised we would make one major overhaul to Trailsnet each year, and 2016 is no different. In 2015 we went international by allowing users to post and find trails worldwide. In 2014 we got a brand new look to the website. In 2013 Trailsnet …

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Oct 25

Orange Screw Outdoor Product Review

Orange Screw Ground Anchor How many campers does it take to screw in a ground anchor? It’s not just a corny joke, and it’s not just for camping. Very few outdoor products are as versatile as the Orange Screw ground anchor. Not only can you use it for securing your tent to the ground but …

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Sep 30

Fenix CL30R Camping Lantern

Fenix CL30R Camping Lantern Review The Fenix CL30R Camping Lantern is one tough cookie… and, unlike other tough cookies, it’s also waterproof to IPX-7 standards. But the fun just begins there. Fenix camping lanterns are definitely made with the great outdoors in mind. With 650 lumens of lighting power, they provide ample illumination for your …

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