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Three reasons to plan a mountain vacation

Three reasons to plan a mountain vacation

A mountain vacation offers opportunities and activities that are unique to the area. That gives you a variety of reasons to go there. Relaxation Escaping to a quiet cabin in the mountains can be an incredibly relaxing experience. Spending time in a peaceful mountain setting, surrounded by natural beauty can temporarily transport you to a […]

Portage Mountain Loop Trail

Most of this primitive trail lies within the Petersburg Creek – Duncan Salt Chuck Wilderness. The trail begins at Petersburg Lake and circles Portage Mountain to the Salt Chuck East Cabin.Length (one way): 10.2 miles Rating: More Difficult USGS Map: Petersburg D-4

Petersburg Mountain Trail

Petersburg Mountain Trail

This challenging trail leads to spectacular views from Narrows Peak at the summit of Petersburg Mountain.Length (one way): 3.5 miles Rating: Most Difficult USGS Map: Petersburg D-3

Little River Canyon National Preserve – Albama

Little River Canyon National Preserve – Albama

Tucked away in the northeast corner of Alabama near the Georgia border, Little River Canyon is an isolated oasis carved into a mountain. During the spring runoff, a handful of daredevil kayakers descend the canyon’s steep walls into a cauldron of class V whitewater. The wild serpent that rages within the gorge is occasionally tamed, […]

Areas that require steep climb but climbing

Areas that require steep climb but climbing

The difference between climbing and climbing climbing is that it marks the level of difficulty. Climbing is supposed to be normal in some hiking paths in the non-use assurances required for use in climbing routes. So, to climb hand, we also use in addition to the feet, but we will not go uninsured. Therefore it […]

Areas of rock girls

Areas of rock girls

A flat terrain full of rocks girls (smaller than a handball or handball ball) due to soft mineral (conglomerate, limestone, etc.). Usually easy to navigate, but hunting for the joints. However, if these are lining a slope, the issue was more complicated. Therefore: Post is not impossible, but degrades much this type of soil, in […]

What to do in an unexpected rain?

“There’s nothing like a nice cabin in which to spend the night on the mountain or forest. However, cabins always have on hand. We can not always spend the night indoors, and in some cases not even have much equipment to do it. We sleep under the stars, or we can try to endure a […]

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