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The 5 Closest National Parks to Grand Junction Colorado: Adventure Awaits!

Grand Junction, Colorado, nestled in the western part of the state, serves as a gateway to an astounding array of national parks that showcase the diverse landscape and rich history for which the region is famous. With its prime location, visitors and locals alike have the opportunity to explore some of the most breathtaking and …

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Hiking with Mosquitoes: Tips to Avoid Being Eaten Alive

Warmer months bring with them dappling sunshine, clear skies, and annoying pests. One of these things is not like the others and often includes infuriating offenders like the relentless blood-sucking mosquito.  These pests seem to be able to zero in on you as soon as your feet hit the trails. Encounters with them leave you …

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The Best Trekking Pole Handles: Cork vs Foam

Trekking Pole Grips For Better Hiking: Cork vs Foam Handles

It’s widely established that trekking poles are a great tool to use for hiking on all surfaces. They provide two extra points of balance and engage your upper body while hiking. While they’re a great tool, not all trekking poles are created equally. Finding the right one to meet your needs is important before investing …

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