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Skunks Make Strange Bedfellows

Skunks Make Strange Bedfellows

Have you ever had an uninvited critter in your bed?Imagine one of the potentially smelliest critters in the woods joining you for a nights slumber.
Preparing For Hiking the Appalachian Trail

Preparing For Hiking the Appalachian Trail

If you are planning on hiking from one end of the appalachian trail to the other you must be properly prepared. This is something that individuals dream about. Indeed, many make this dream a reality.
The Appalachian Trail: Eleven Years Later

The Appalachian Trail: Eleven Years Later

Four days? The words kept echoing in my mind. I was excited for the trip, but reality was starting to hit. I had been on camping overnights with the Cub Scouts, but never a trip like this. The appalachian trail runs from Maine to Georgia; we were going to hike the Maryland portion in its entirety -
Thru-hiking on the Cheap

Thru-hiking on the Cheap

Let's face it - taking several months off to hike the appalachian trail can be an expensive proposition. Your trip of a lifetime can easily cost thousands of dollars, so here are some of the most effective ways I've found to help ease the financial bite. Some of these require a little plan