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8 Tips for Hornet Safety

By on September 29, 2017

Bee, Wasp, and Hornet Safety
Bee stings suck, there’s no doubt.  I’ve been lucky enough not to have been stung by anything but a bee but from others’ experiences I know a hornet sting hurts much worse.  For some people, stings from these insects can cause anaphylaxis leading to death. …

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Hiking with Dogs (Safety and Rules)

By on July 5, 2017

Hiking With Dogs
I know a lot of hikers are also dog lovers; our dogs are an integral part of our lives and bring us a lot of joy.  Seeing my dog run zoomies with a giant smile after getting to a hiking trail or a park makes me really…


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8 Tips for Bear Safety

By on June 12, 2017

Encounters With Bears
Bear safety is an important topic for anyone adventuring outdoors.  First, don’t be afraid; it’s quite rare to have an encounter with a bear during your outdoor excursion.  Even if you do cross paths with a bear while on your hike, chances of dying from a bear…

RACHEL M
New York, NY

I am Rachel, an early 30's Midwestern girl residing in NYC with my husband and dog. Surrounded by skyscrapers, I daydream of the grass, trees, and wide open landscapes that I miss. I am preoccupied with ways to get out of the city and love finding new adventures!

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