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Play hard, but don’t put your gear away wet

October 29, 2013

Use the time between seasons to clean, repair and properly store your outdoor gear. The National Outdoor Leadership School provides tips.

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Blisters can be a serious matter in the Backcountry

August 14, 2012

Don’t kid yourself; even a dime-sized blister can ruin a backcountry trek for even the bold. After a four-day trip, Kelsey Dayton is a believer.

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The Recreation Forest

August 7, 2012

Peaks To Plains blogger Kelsey Dayton highlights the new Shoshone National Forest management plan, now under public comment.

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Enjoy Wyoming (at Your Own Risk): Does State law give too much protection to outdoor-recreation providers?

November 2, 2011

Some critics wonder if the Wyoming Recreation Safety Act’s “inherent risk” doctrine goes too far in protecting against death and injury lawsuits.