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a refreshing way to explore the French Riviera

a refreshing way to explore the French Riviera

After motorcycling, biking and walking, here we continue our discovery of the region’s best “routes” to discover, no matter the means of travel. This time? So-called water hiking. Water is found everywhere in the Alpes-Maritimes region. Whether the blues of the Mediterranean Sea or the rivers flowing down from the highest points of the department, […]

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The 7 Best Uncrowded Beach Campsites

The 7 Best Uncrowded Beach Campsites

While most beaches don’t allow camping, if you know where to look, you’ll find quiet places to pitch a tent right on the sand. The best parts of beach camping are the sounds of crashing waves lulling you to sleep and morning strolls along the shoreline at low tide. As state and national park campgrounds start to reopen, here’s where to go […]

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How a very long hike produced moments of clarity | Family & Parenting | Spokane | The Pacific Northwest Inlander

How a very long hike produced moments of clarity | Family & Parenting | Spokane | The Pacific Northwest Inlander

click to enlarge With quarantine and social distancing in full swing, I’ve exhausted most of the local hikes over the last few months, so my husband Robert and I ventured a few hours west and tried a new, more challenging walk in the woods. Up until that point, we’d stuck to […]

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Why did Soviets love to spend their holidays on long and arduous hikes? (PHOTOS)

Why did Soviets love to spend their holidays on long and arduous hikes? (PHOTOS)

Soviet people were convinced that it was around a campfire or on a mountain pass that you could discover who you really were, find real friends and maybe even meet a life partner. Nights spent in a tent, strumming songs, baking potatoes on a campfire—in Soviet times, hiking was a very popular pastime. Backpackers explored […]

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‘Insane:’ Report details random camping stresses on Alberta wilderness

‘Insane:’ Report details random camping stresses on Alberta wilderness

EDMONTON — A vast section of Alberta backcountry once considered for a park is being overused by tens of thousands of campers who cut trees, strew garbage and trespass, says a provincial advisory committee. Camping numbers in the large undeveloped wilderness in central Alberta’s foothills and Rocky Mountains, have been “insane,” says the most recent report by Alberta Environment’s […]

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Wild coastline beckons hikers to Cape Alava

Wild coastline beckons hikers to Cape Alava

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK — Towering sea stacks, ancient petroglyphs and a bear with two cubs were found on the Cape Alava loop. The 9.4-mile hike, also known as Ozette Triangle, touches the westernmost point in the contiguous United States near the famous Ozette archaeological site. The wild and scenic coastline south of Cape Alava was […]

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Plan the ultimate camping cookout

Plan the ultimate camping cookout

Camping doesn’t have to be long rainy hikes and crushed Kendal Mint Cake, but if you’re reading this you probably know that already. Ask almost any grown man about his happiest childhood memories and chances are building campfires and sleeping under the stars will be up there. James Warner Smith, author of Cool Camping, agrees […]

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Hiking in Maine: You won’t get bored at Peaks-Kenny State Park

Hiking in Maine: You won’t get bored at Peaks-Kenny State Park

Visitors enjoy the beach at South Cove on Sebec Lake at Peaks Kenny State Park. Carey Kish photo Stand on the grassy promenade at South Cove and look northwest over Sebec Lake, and you’ll be treated to a dramatic view of the sharp profile of Borestone Mountain some 10 miles distant. It’s the defining vista […]

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Judge John Hodgman on Wilderness Camping With a 9-Month-Old

Judge John Hodgman on Wilderness Camping With a 9-Month-Old

Brian writes: My wife, Karen, and I are expecting. I want to bring our child to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, a remote wilderness in Minnesota, where we go every year. Karen thinks that camping with a 9- to 12-month-old will be unenjoyable and dangerous. But how cool would it be for our child to […]

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Lisa Rinna flashes her trademark smile as she’s seen hiking two days after turning 57

Lisa Rinna flashes her trademark smile as she’s seen hiking two days after turning 57

Lisa Rinna goes low-key in a Led Zeppelin tee and tight leggings as she enjoys a sun-soaked hike two days after celebrating her 57th birthday By Dan Heching For Dailymail.com Published: 02:25 EDT, 14 July 2020 | Updated: 03:49 EDT, 14 July 2020 This Real Housewife celebrated her birthday over the weekend in her trademark […]

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