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Fun Facts About Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park is a place filled with natural beauty, rich history, and diverse animal and plant life. This park has made history in many different ways. Here are some of our favorite fun facts about the park! Yosemite was the third national park to ever be...

Beginners Guide to Hiking

Beginners Guide to Hiking

Everything you need to know about hiking. Proper footwear. Proper hydration. Proper gear - day pack? food?  Beware of (and leave alone) wildlife on the trails. Go early, don't go late!  Beat the crowds and the blistering afternoon sun. Avoid late afternoon because the...

Tips on Layering for Camping and Backpacking

Tips on Layering for Camping and Backpacking

Intro Stay warm, even in the toughest conditions. Peel layers off and cool down as needed. Tshirt - this will keep your base layer less stinky and sweaty and will keep rashes from forming if you plan on wearing your base layer on a multiple day backpack trek....

Tips for Camping in the National Parks

Tips for Camping in the National Parks

1. Book Early - the NPS site is the only way to book your trip. Here is the site: You can book from three up to six months in advance for trip and weekends go fast. 2. Avoid the dead of summer and the dead of winter - a lot of parks will  3. Avoid the holidays - it...

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