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If you’re hiking in a steady downpour, you will eventually get soaked, no matter what you’re wearing. But you can stay drier longer with these simple tips: Push up your sleeves. If you’re wearing long sleeves under your rain jacket, push them up your forearms or above the elbow to prevent cuff-leaking water from wicking…

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Photo by liveslow/iStock.com. Winter is a great time for kids to be outdoors. Snow allows for all sorts of activities that are not possible in the summertime. However, winter conditions also introduce new risks. Here are some winter precautions you can take to safely enjoy winter with your children. 1) Apply sun protection. Even in…

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Winter camping has long enticed me into the frosty backcountry. The landscape is beautiful, a world at rest beneath a glittering blanket of snow. Plus, two major hassles of summer—crowds and blood-sucking insects—are nowhere to be found. But for me, the greatest reward of winter camping transcends these things. It’s the deep satisfaction of taking…

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You don’t have to stand on your head facing the sun, mouth agape, to accomplish this unusual (and highly undesirable) feat. You just have to spend enough time huffing and puffing in blistering sunshine on one of Nature’s most reflective surfaces: snow. Snow reflects up to 80 percent of UV radiation, which means that you’re…

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