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GPS in the Backcountry

One of the most interesting and fun research projects I’ve done in a long time was figuring out the best GPS unit to bring on my backcountry hikes. This is the...

National Parks and Marijuana Farms

WASHINGTON – More than 275 million people visited national parks last year – a figurative handful hiked into the back country of a few western parks and set up...

Extreme Weather Conditions

Fall is a beautiful time to hike, but it’s also a season when the weather drastically starts to change. One has to ask the question: What if I’m out there...

Illinois DNR to close 11 State Parks

SPRINGFIELD — As part of a cost-saving measure, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources has announced it will close 11 parks as of Nov. 1 and will lay off 39...

Illinois River To River Trail

If you are looking for a long distance hike this fall, you might consider the River to River Trail in Southern Illinois. When I hiked this trail in October, it was still...

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