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Finding The Right Pair Of Snowshoes

If you can walk, you can snowshoe. And with these tips, you can find the perfect pair for your next snowwalking adventure.

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GayOutdoors Is Celebrating Spring

So fight your cabin fever and get out of your house and into the woods and make GayOutdoors your home base. Make new outdoorzy buddies in a safe, comfortable atmosphere!

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Summer Fun!

Summer is a great time for you to join our activities or post one of your own. It's warm for enjoying the great outdoors. PLUS there is so much for you to do that sometimes it's hard to decide what to do! Here are just a few ideas you might want to try...

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Step Lightly Through The Usual Ecosystems Of Bogs

Visitors should stick to boardwalks and peripheral trails to avoid damaging these fragile, magically diverse areas, but that shouldn't stop you from enjoying them.

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Beat The Heat

Managing the challenges of the summer months.

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Outdoor Adventures Close To Home

Residents of the Northeast's major cities need not limit their outdoor excursions to walks around the block. The region has a wealth of parks, preserves, and forests within a short drive or train ride of every urban center.

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Waterfall Hikes

Frozen or flowing, waterfalls make for an exciting highlight to any hike.

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Best Places To Hike Protected Lands

Forty-seven years ago Congress created the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) to help federal, state, and local governments directly acquire land or fund conservation easements. Here is a sampling of recreational gems that have benefited from the LWCF.

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Tour du Mont Blanc Trek Report

As most of you know, a GayOutdoors Crew including Jon and I completed the 105-mile, Tour du Mont Blanc trek this past September. We started on September 4, 2011 and finished on September 14, 2011. I planned this trek myself and did not use any guides.

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Hike With Ghosts

Ghosts, curses, and even the occasional headless horseman are not just Halloween fodder. Although late October is their time in the spotlight, they haunt trails throughout the Northeast year-round.

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The 10 Essentials

Don't leave home for the outdoors without these basic items. They could save your life.

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Getting Out Without Gassing Up

Are you looking to step outside without making a (carbon) footprint? Or perhaps you want to take a trip near your city/town to save gas money as prices increase? Regardless of your motivation, these seven excursions offer an escape from the city without the need to fill your tank. Just hop on the nearest bus or train and enjoy.

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Avoid Spring Mud With These Wooded Walks

To prevent erosion, sodden mountain paths are best avoided in early spring. Instead, venture to one of the pine barren forests listed below.

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Best Places to Try Winter Hiking

I recommend you start winter hiking on trails that are close to home or familiar to you. I also advocate keeping the mileage and elevation modest. Short day hikes (no more than 3 miles) will help you adapt to the extra gear and energy needed for winter conditions. The following routes are easy or moderate treks that lead into the frozen backcountry. Organized GO winter trips are listed in our Events Calendar

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Best Places To Hike In Federal Wilderness Areas

The following hikes traverse sections of wilderness and lead into the very heart of our natural surroundings.

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