Being mindful of the harmful effects of the sun’s damaging UV rays during every season is important for protecting your skin and keeping it healthy. Even in winter, our skin is susceptible to harmful rays. So remember these helpful tips and you will stay sun safe all year! 1. Sunscreen: It may seem obvious but […]
Reduce your impact on other visitors. Being friendly and outgoing toward other hikers and campers is a natural trait of backcountry visitors, but every visitor has a desired level of socialization or solitude. Around shelters or designated camp sites, share news of the day’s events with other groups, and enjoy the camaraderie fostered by a […]
Trail travel: Trails provide a pathway for walking and riding, and are designed to drain water with a minimum amount of soil erosion. Whenever available, utilize existing trails. Many people shortcut switchbacks or create new trails trying to save time and energy. Cutting switchbacks or going around puddles, water bars and stream fording sites causes […]
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