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The Ultimate Backpacking Stove
22 February 2016

We’ve had our eye on the Solo Stove for some time now. This backpacking stove has won seve ...
Source: The Man’s Man

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170: A Winter Overnighter
13 February 2018

Today on the First 40 Miles, we took off for 24  hours to enjoy a little Northwest winter backpa ...
Source: The First 40 Miles: Hiking and Backpacking Podcast

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169: FEATHERS: The Down Episode
6 February 2018

Today on the First 40 Miles, Ounce for ounce, down is the warmest insulating material available ...
Source: The First 40 Miles: Hiking and Backpacking Podcast

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Shed antler gathering course required
4 February 2018
Before you head out the door to collect shed antlers, though, you must complete the Division of Wild ...

Source: Recreational News – Outdoor News Daily
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Introducing American Hiking Society’s NextGen Trail Leaders
2 February 2018
The inaugural class of AHS NextGen Trail Leaders brings together rising stars in the outdoor communi ...

Source: American Hiking Society
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Chipping Away at Public Lands
2 February 2018
The Next Shoe in the Attack on Public Lands Just Dropped Are miners with pick axes and shovels about ...

Source: American Hiking Society
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Your Voice Matters: Why Are Public Lands Worth Protecting.
1 February 2018
Your Voice Matters: Why Are Public Lands Worth Protecting? Patrick Hendry Our public lands are at ri ...

Source: American Hiking Society
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Funding Available for South Dakota Trails
1 February 2018
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota State Parks Director Katie Ceroll announced today that applications ar ...

Source: Recreational News – Outdoor News Daily
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Bear Butte Summit Trail Reopens on Friday
1 February 2018
Bear Butte State Park, S.D. – The Bear Butte Summit Trail will reopen Friday, Feb. 2 for visitor u ...

Source: Recreational News – Outdoor News Daily
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168: Weight vs. Volume
30 January 2018

Today on the First 40 Miles, if you’re trying to get your pack weight down, but the numbers jus ...
Source: The First 40 Miles: Hiking and Backpacking Podcast

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Tosohatchee Wildlife Management Area celebrates 75 years
25 January 2018
On Saturday, Jan. 27, the Tosohatchee Wildlife Management Area will host a day of fun and exploratio ...

Source: Recreational News – Outdoor News Daily
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Custer State Park Interior Roads Temporarily Closed Due to Logging
24 January 2018
PIERRE, S.D. – Salvage timber logging is set to begin in Custer State Park on Wednesday, Janua ...

Source: Recreational News – Outdoor News Daily
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167: Prepping for a Winter Backpacking Trip
23 January 2018

Today on the First 40 Miles, Friday night is always date night, and for this week’s date night, ...
Source: The First 40 Miles: Hiking and Backpacking Podcast

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American Hiking Seeks Part-Time Finance and Office Manager
22 January 2018
American Hiking Society is seeking to hire a part-time Finance and Office Manager, effective immedia ...

Source: American Hiking Society
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A Hikers Guide to the Government Shutdown #ShutdownNotShutout
20 January 2018
So the government shutdown, now what? Your bags are packed, the car is loaded, and you are about to ...

Source: American Hiking Society
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166: Armchair Backpacker
16 January 2018

Today on the First 40 Miles, for whatever reason, maybe you’re not going to be able to get out ...
Source: The First 40 Miles: Hiking and Backpacking Podcast

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PBP Episode 54 - The Unseen Africa
17 June 2014

This episode features an intercontinental talk that I had with Francis Tapon.  Francis is in the ...
Source: Practical Backpacking™ Podcast

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PBP Episode 53 - Tell it on the Mountain
16 April 2014

In this episode Shaun Carrigan, producer of the long-awaited Tell it on the Mountain film, talks ...
Source: Practical Backpacking™ Podcast

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PBP Episode 52 - Brunton Solar Power
4 April 2014
This episode is all about power in the backcountry. Chris Currah, Product Line Manager for Brunton, ...

Source: Practical Backpacking™ Podcast
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PBP Episode 51 – Hiking Goals
19 February 2014

In this episode, Kolby Kirk (Condor) talks with me about his hiking goals, journaling, trail adve ...
Source: Practical Backpacking™ Podcast

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The One Piece of Gear I Always Bring Backpacking and Camping
30 July 2013
I Just got back from a few weeks of playing in the interior. I did a few day trips to nearby lakes f ...

Source: Wilderness Camping
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Mark Your Camping Map – Then Leave It Behind
9 July 2013
A detailed, well marked, map should be part of the information you leave with your emergency contact ...

Source: Wilderness Camping
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4 Places to Look for Discount Camping Gear
30 June 2013
Camping Gear at Reasonable Prices There are a number of places you can get discount or budget outdoo ...

Source: Wilderness Camping
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The Price of Performance – Is Expensive Camping Gear Worth It?
17 June 2013
High performance camping gear can be relatively expensive. I say relatively because many people are ...

Source: Wilderness Camping
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Don’t Hike Off a Cliff – Before You Know How
10 June 2013
In commercial arboriculture, new tree climbers are trained “low and slow”. This allows t ...

Source: Wilderness Camping
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PBP Episode 50 – Eric Ryback Hiking Legend
25 March 2013

This episode features my talk with hiking legend Eric Ryback. Eric hiked the Appalachian Trail in ...
Source: Practical Backpacking™ Podcast

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Stoves vs. Campfires: And The Winner Is...
26 January 2009
Why would you possibly want to buy a backpacking stove when you could make your very own campfire fo ...

Source: Backpacking-Guide.com New Content
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Homemade Backpacking Stoves: The What, Why and How
26 January 2009
Build your own backpacking stove and have something fun to do this Saturday. ...

Source: Backpacking-Guide.com New Content
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Backpacking Stove Safety and Maintenance
26 January 2009
A must-read article on backpacking stove safety and maintenance. ...

Source: Backpacking-Guide.com New Content
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Backpacking Stove Reviews and Comparison - The Top 5 Best
26 January 2009
A review and comparison of the five best backpacking stoves for any type of backpacking adventure. ...

Source: Backpacking-Guide.com New Content
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Bad Backcountry Water: Giardia, Crypto, Bacteria, Viruses
19 December 2008
What nasty micro-organisms are in backcountry water? What are your risks? Some scary facts. ...

Source: Backpacking-Guide.com New Content
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Boston Outdoor Adventures (Ridj-it)
18 February 2018
New Backpacking Groups
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Backpacking Western PA
18 February 2018
New Backpacking Groups
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Hike with San Diego Sierra Club
18 February 2018
New Backpacking Groups
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San Francisco Outdoor Adventure Meetup
18 February 2018
New Backpacking Groups
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Exeter Travellers, Backpackers & Nomads
18 February 2018
New Backpacking Groups
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Trump administration aims to turn over America’s oceans to the oil industry
16 February 2018

Source: Wilderness.org Feed
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We're fighting Trump's monument rollbacks in court—so why are plans still moving forward?
16 February 2018

Source: Wilderness.org Feed
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Interior Department moves to gut safeguards to methane pollution
13 February 2018

Source: Wilderness.org Feed
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Interior guts important environmental protections on methane
12 February 2018
Wilderness.org Feed
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Trump infrastructure and budget plans deliver a Valentine to polluters
12 February 2018
Wilderness.org Feed
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Question about lighters
18 February 2018
OK, I feel like an idiot asking this, but... I have a couple of "electronic ignition" ligh ...

Source: Backcountry Post
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The members of backcountrypost.com
18 February 2018
Let's see what all of you BCP members look like! ...

Source: Backcountry Post
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"Hell Throughout" Trail
18 February 2018
Hello All!

Went hiking today. The plan was to do Murietta Falls Trail, Livermore Califo ...

Source: Backcountry Post
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New Water Filter Needed...Suggestions??
17 February 2018
I've been contemplating getting a new water filter to replace my aging MSR Sweetwater. In my re ...

Source: Backcountry Post
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Bluff Balloon Festival 2018
17 February 2018
Two years ago, I was fortunate enough to meet up with some friends for an overnight camping trip dow ...

Source: Backcountry Post
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The Happiness Effect of U.S. Nordic Skiing
16 February 2018
The sudden, joyful rise of America's cross-country squad makes you wonder: Is happy faster than ...

Source: Outside Magazine: Adventure
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Why Can’t Riding Bikes in America Just Be Normal?
16 February 2018
Biking to run errands is commonplace in other countries, so enough with the 20 questions. ...

Source: Outside Magazine: Culture
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The Best Carry-On Travel Bags
16 February 2018
It's time to stop checking your luggage ...

Source: Outside Magazine: Gear
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Athlete Essentials for Surviving the Olympics
16 February 2018
Even superstar Olympians need some help staying fresh through the competition ...

Source: Outside Magazine: Gear
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Relax, We're Nowhere Near the End of World Records
16 February 2018
Athletes have been shattering "expert" forecasts for the ultimate limits of our species fo ...

Source: Outside Magazine: Fitness
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If Running Had a Mikaela Shiffrin
16 February 2018
There isn’t one, of course. But what would it take? ...

Source: Outside Magazine: Fitness
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Don't Stress: Pack a Premade First Aid Kit
16 February 2018
Never leave home without it, even if you don't think you'll have to use it ...

Source: Outside Magazine: Gear
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Trump's Budget Will Destroy National Parks
15 February 2018
Lies, damned lies, and "fantasy" White House budget proposals ...

Source: Outside Magazine: Adventure
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First Look: Chaco's Z Canyon 2 Sandal
15 February 2018
The iconic boating sandal gets an upgrade ...

Source: Outside Magazine: Gear
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Readers Hate Bad Women's Gear As Much As We Do
15 February 2018
Gearmakers: We want tough, technical products that actually fit ...

Source: Outside Magazine: Gear
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How To Run 100 Miles
15 February 2018
A film about persistence ...

Source: Outside Magazine: Culture
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How to Eat Like an Olympian in Burlington, Vermont
15 February 2018
Vermont was doing craft everything way before the rest of us, which makes Burlington—and the surro ...

Source: Outside Magazine: Culture
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Can You Hack Coral to Save It?
15 February 2018
As sea levels rise and megastorms become more frequent and intense, answering that question might be ...

Source: Outside Magazine: Adventure
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5 Cold Weather Trail Running Essentials
15 February 2018
Because winter would be a whole lot bleaker if it meant running on a treadmill every day ...

Source: Outside Magazine: Fitness
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Government Puts Outdoor Industry Size at $373 Billion
14 February 2018
That’s 2 percent of overall GDP—putting it on par with other major economy-drivers (and larger t ...

Source: Outside Magazine: Adventure
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The Problem With Live-Streaming the Mount Hood Rescue
14 February 2018
As rescuers worked to save seven climbers, television crews live-streamed everything. The question i ...

Source: Outside Magazine: Adventure
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7 Campsites You'll Have Entirely to Yourself
14 February 2018
Remote, empty spots to pitch your tent in peace this summer ...

Source: Outside Magazine: Travel
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A Woman Explorer Disappeared in 1939—I Followed Her
13 February 2018
In an excerpt from her new memoir, 'The Art of Vanishing,' Laura Smith—feeling anxious a ...

Source: Outside Magazine: Culture
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Giving Mountains Back Their Indigenous Names
13 February 2018
Navajo climber Len Necefer is using social media to remind us of our wild places' indigenous hi ...

Source: Outside Magazine: Culture
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Can a Running Club Help Fight Homelessness?
13 February 2018
Back on My Feet, a nonprofit with 12 chapters across the country, believes it can ...

Source: Outside Magazine: Fitness
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Celebrating the Lives of Two Very Different Figures: Charles Darwin & Nan Shepherd
12 February 2018
Today is the anniversary of  the birth of Charles Darwin, born early in the nineteenth century in 1 ...

Source: Chris Townsend Outdoors
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Camp Dinner Ideas
11 February 2018
When you're camping, it's easy for dinner to feel like the most important meal of the day. It is a ...

Source: Trails Articles
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Cold Weather Camping Food
11 February 2018
Camping is a great adventure, whether you are camping in cold or hot weather. The best tip is to be ...

Source: Trails Articles
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Backpacking Food Examples
11 February 2018
Backpacking food has to work hard. It must be lightweight, easy to prepare and nourishing. Althoug ...

Source: Trails Articles
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Foods You Can Cook on a Camping Stove
11 February 2018
While at first glance a camping stove may seem good for little more than boiling water, it's actuall ...

Source: Trails Articles
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Food to Cook While Camping
10 February 2018
Camp cooking gives rise to thoughts of burnt food, cast iron pots and frustrated cooks attempting to ...

Source: Trails Articles
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The Great Outdoors March Issue: winter sleeping bags, a visit to Komperdell, slope angle measurer
10 February 2018
The March issue of The Great Outdoors is in the shops now. In it I review a dozen cold weather sleep ...

Source: Chris Townsend Outdoors
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The Case for Lowering Your Expectations
10 February 2018
It may be the key to happiness and sustainable performance ...

Source: Outside Magazine: Fitness
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7 Trips You Can Take with Pro Athletes
8 February 2018
See a cool new place and learn a tip or two from the pros along the way ...

Source: Outside Magazine: Travel
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The Ultimate Tonneau Cover for a Pickup Truck
7 February 2018
For months, we debated whether to go truck cap or tonneau on our Chevy Silverado. Then we found the ...

Source: Outside Magazine: Travel
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7 Great Cities to Visit with Your Dog
7 February 2018
Go where pets are not only allowed but welcomed ...

Source: Outside Magazine: Travel
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Igloos in Glen Affric and a magical winter mountain day
7 February 2018
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Source: Chris Townsend Outdoors
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Why We Test Bikes in Tucson, Arizona
6 February 2018

Photo Gallery: Why We Test Bikes in Tucson, Arizona

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Source: Outside Magazine: Travel
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Long-Distance Hiking Collection
31 January 2018
It's the time of year to start thinking about hiking plans for later in the year. Here I've put toge ...

Source: Chris Townsend Outdoors
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Books Update: Canadian Rockies & Yukon ebooks, Scottish Watershed book
29 January 2018
In the Richardson Mountains on the Yukon Walk Some thirty years ago I did two long walks in Canada ...

Source: Chris Townsend Outdoors
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Quebec deer hunting at Kenauk Nature
31 October 2017
  White-tailed deer hunters everywhere are preparing for the annual pursuit of North America ...

Source: The Outdoors Guy
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Moose season just around the corner
15 September 2017
(Brian Houle of Stittsville poses proudly with the giant bull moose he harvested in the North Bay-ar ...

Source: The Outdoors Guy
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Jon Bon Jovi bows to PETA’s demands
16 August 2017
Yet another high profile celeb has caved to pressure by Animal Right’s fanatics! How powerful ...

Source: The Outdoors Guy
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Fishing fun in the Great Outdoors
9 August 2017
Regardless of what adventure you embark upon this summer your time spent fishing, hunting, riding or ...

Source: The Outdoors Guy
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Bass fishing season arrives in the Ottawa Valley
29 June 2017
Submitted photo Ed Puddephatt, owner of Paddletale’s in Winchester, with a hefty bass caught d ...

Source: The Outdoors Guy
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Survival Tarp Shelters: Why A Tarp is one of the Best Things you Can Carry
20 April 2017

With little more than a bit of paracord and a tarp, you can quickly set up an improvised shelter ...
Source: Hiking Gear – Off Grid Survival – Wilderness & Urban Survival Skills

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Adventure Photography Gift Guide: Outdoor Gear for Photographers
26 November 2016

Rock solid photography gear for outdoorsmen. The OFFGRID Survival Adventure Photography Gift Guid ...
Source: Hiking Gear – Off Grid Survival – Wilderness & Urban Survival Skills

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On Top of the World at Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park
9 August 2016
From day hikes to overnight wilderness trips, warm foothills to cold alpine peaks, from largest an ...

Source: Hiking – Bucket List Publications
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Crossing Devils Postpile Off My Bucket List
3 August 2016
Over a decade ago, I visited Giants Causeway in Ireland and I was amazed with the thousands of hexag ...

Source: Hiking – Bucket List Publications
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Dominica is Packed with Awesomeness
27 June 2015
I had breakfast at Evergreen Hotel, toured the city Roseau, hiked to Trafalgar Falls, swam in hot sp ...

Source: Hiking – Bucket List Publications
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