Monthly Archives: September 2010

Children in Nature award winners announced

One of the greatest gifts my parents gave me was a love of the outdoors. My family camped at Inks Lake State Park, picnicked at Bastrop State Park and swam at Emma Long Metropolitan Park. We rode horses, hiked in … Continue reading

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Maxing out on adventure

FOR most people, racing through rugged Australian bushland with nothing but a compass and some trekking gear would be scary. Read More: http://hornsby-advocate.whereilive.com.au/news/story/maxing-out-on-adventure/   Find camping gear tips and advice on the Adventure For Less blog.

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Backwoods Adventures

The first thing you notice after you drop your kayak into the San Marcos River is the river bottom. Unlike most rivers in Texas, the San Marcos is spring fed, resulting in crystal-clear water. Read More: http://sacurrent.com/arts/story.asp?id=71586 Find camping gear tips and advice … Continue reading

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Trails group calls for photo contest entries

The Washington Trails Association is calling for entries in its annual photo contest. Read more: http://www.thenewstribune.com/2010/09/26/1356925/trails-group-calls-for-photo-contest.html#ixzz10cdwkZt2   Find camping gear tips and advice on the Adventure For Less blog.

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Hiking the Sierra with three llamas and a baby

A family goes with the flow along the John Muir Trail, backpacking the Mammoth Lakes and Yosemite area with a toddler and pets in tow. Read More: http://www.latimes.com/travel/la-tr-sierra-20100926-33,1,204365.story   Find camping gear tips and advice on the Adventure For Less blog.

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Campfire Cuisine: Cooking while camping easy

When camping in the Sierra Mountains, San Francisco’s Robin Donovan and her husband picked a beautiful campsite near a river. “The nearest town was 40 miles,” Donovan said. “The people at the next camp site, right about when we’d start … Continue reading

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National public lands waive admission fees Saturday

To celebrate National Public Lands Day, Joshua Tree National Park and San Bernardino National Forest will waive fees for visitors Saturday. Read More: http://www.pe.com/localnews/stories/PE_News_Local_W_lands24.200f2ee.html   Find camping gear tips and advice on the Adventure For Less blog.

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