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Hike: Rainbow Falls

August 5, 2010
Rainbow fall at Devils Postpile National Monument

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A gem of a find is Rainbow Falls located near Mammoth in California. This pristine waterfall is a day hike, passing the impressive Devil’s Postpile along the way. Come here to enjoy the view, take a few pictures and just soak up the great outdoors. View these articles for some pictures and information on the hike to Rainbow Falls.

Rainbow Falls

When we hiked to Rainbow Falls south of Devils Postpile, we took the shuttle bus from our campground to the trail head. We could have just hiked from the campground up and back, but that would have been the same route. …

Publish Date: 07/21/2010 16:43

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Rainbow Falls

JillOW posted a photo: Rainbow Falls. Outside Mammoth Lakes, CA.

Publish Date: 07/23/2010 21:43

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Stunning Views At Rainbow Falls In Mammoth Lakes Near Devils

Rainbow Falls is a MUST see for any spring or summer Mammoth Mountain or Mammoth Lakes visitor! View photos and see what it takes to get there!

Publish Date: 06/28/2010 0:58

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Hiking Tips: Poisonous Plants

August 4, 2010
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Hiking is such a fun and enjoyable experience. However, something as simple as touching a seemingly harmless plant can turn that fun into pain. Here are some articles on identifying some common poisonous plants so that you may have a safe and enjoyable hike.

Hiking Tips # 2 — Avoiding Toxic Relationships (with plants).

Poisonous plants are as common as they are irritating. The allergic reaction to Poison Ivy, Oak or Sumac can make a hiking trip memorable for the wrong reasons. Plants of Poison There are three major types of poisonous plants in North …

Publish Date: 04/28/2010 14:45

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Identifying Poison Ivy and Poison Ivy Relief Options | Hiking Revealed

These plants are Poison Ivy, Poison Oak and Poison Sumac. Poison Ivy, by far, is the most common culprit. The first point of defense to avoiding transmission is by identifying Poison Ivy on the hiking trail. Identifying Poison Ivy – The …

Publish Date: 07/24/2010 18:17

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How To Identify Poison Ivy | Mike’s Backyard Nursery

thanks mike for your information video on poison ivy . im sure you help more then one person identify this plant and stay clear off it. i know all about this plant had 3 very bad encounters with it . like you said it hides on you like …… In 1950, in India, I had a contact with some plant in the mountains and got the rash. Another person hiking with me told me to look for a plant, the look alike of spinach close to the plant which gave me the rash and rub the juice of …

Publish Date: 07/01/2010 17:13

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Hiking Tips: Hiking With Children

August 4, 2010
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Hiking is an activity that can be enjoyed by anyone of any age. Here are some articles on tips for taking your children hiking.

What to Know When Hiking with Children

It provides some quality alone time and a good dose of important exercise. Hiking with your children is a wonderful thing. However, hiking with children can have some serious drawbacks. Below are five tips … No related posts.

Publish Date: 07/18/2010 5:40

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Hiking with Children: Keeping Them Safe

Make sure your kids stay near an adult at all times, especially if you are hiking in bear or mountain lion country. If you encounter a mountain lion, put a child on your shoulders to look bigger and more threatening. …

Publish Date: 07/16/2010 5:02

http://freeoutdoors.com/blog/health/hiking-with-children-keeping-them-safe

Tips For Hiking With Children – Perfect Way To See The Sights On

A nice walk is often the proper technique to see the sights on vacation, and most youngsters will benefit from the journey. Just remember to maintain the youngsters and their needs in mind while out to your stroll. …

Publish Date: 07/23/2010 0:17

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Hiking Tips: Take Your Kids Hiking

June 9, 2010
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Hiking with your kids can be fun and beneficial for the whole family. Here are some articles to make these outings fun and safe.

Take your kids hiking: 10 tips to make the adventure fun for the

Hiking with kids is a great way to get them connected to the outdoors at a young age, but it can also be intimidating for the parent planner. Following are ten tips to make that hike go smoothly and keep mom and dad on the kids’ good …

Publish Date: 06/03/2010 16:14

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Outdoor Families, Part 1: Hiking with Children | Attachment

By taking our kids hiking we are modeling the importance of a healthy body to them. We are telling them that we would rather be in the middle of nowhere with them than at home working on our to-do lists. Kids love hikes, and the memories made on hikes … or hiking with kids and enjoying the extra opportunity to focus on them, a good hike will foster love and communication. Really take the time on your hike to try to see the world through your child’s eyes. General tips: …

Publish Date: 05/28/2010 6:05

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Take Kids Hiking and Lower Childhood Obesity: Families Hiking

Tips for Taking Kids Hiking. Families with young children and families unaccustomed to spending time in the woods may want to start hiking with children by setting small goals. Here are some suggestions for getting started: …

Publish Date: 03/30/2010 23:01

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