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Sheep Head's Way

Five great Ireland walking locations

Walk the Irish Way Ireland is a walker’s paradise with hiking trails crisscrossing the landscape along the coasts, through mountain valleys and alongside teeming rivers. With such a variety in landscape what more could you ask for? So don’t take any more time than it requires to drop your bags at a comfortable budget accommodation […]

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Three Dune Challenge

Indiana Dunes State Park Three Dune Challenge

I have cross-country skied and hiked extensively in the Indiana Dunes State Park; however, I have never hiked the number eight trail.  I have always hiked along the beach and then cut back through the forest. I know I have hiked up the ridge before, but I have never done the eight trail, AKA the […]

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National Geographic Appalachian Trail

National Geographic Appalachian Trail map guides – Springer Mountain to Katahdin

Hiking the Appalachian Trail is a gigantic undertaking. The amount of training, planning, and preparation needed to conquer America’s most iconic long distance trail intimidates even the most seasoned backpacker. The National Geographic Appalachian Trail map guides, due to all its condensed information, make the preparation and planning a little easier and more compact. The perfect guide book for an […]

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