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Winter Hiking: Essential Considerations, Part Two

2021-01-26T08:57:30-05:00

By Noah Haber, High Peaks Information Center Staff Last week, I shared three essential considerations for winter hiking, which covered advanced planning and layering systems. Winter is a beautiful time of year to recreate, but with cold weather comes greater risks, so it is important to prepare in advance for READ MORE

Winter Hiking: Essential Considerations, Part One

2021-01-26T08:57:30-05:00

By Noah Haber, High Peaks Information Center Staff Getting outside during the winter yields a different type of beauty and appreciation for the natural world. This is grounded by the harsh and humbling conditions these months brings upon us. Consistent subzero temperatures, bare rock and vegetation coated in rime ice, READ MORE

Plan Ahead and Prepare: Packing the Ten Essentials

2021-01-26T08:57:31-05:00

As you pack for your next outdoor adventure, ask yourself: if I get hurt or lost, do I have what I need to survive a night in the backcountry? If you have packed the Ten Essentials, then your answer should be “yes”! What are the Ten Essentials? The Ten Essentials READ MORE

Why Objective Trail Information Matters

2021-01-26T08:57:39-05:00

By Noah Haber, High Peaks Information Center Staff When preparing for your wilderness adventure, one of the most challenging tasks can be determining a feasible route for your hiking group. Taking the time to effectively plan out your route ahead of time in a way that is approachable for all members READ MORE