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Take Your Children Hiking

August 26, 2010
Hiking at Moore State Park 5
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Hiking with your children can seem a like a daunting “task”. Here are some ways to make that “task” into a fun activity that you and your family can enjoy.

Take Kids Hiking and Lower Childhood Obesity: Families Hiking

Hiking with children offers a myriad of rewards such as reduced childhood obesity, a greater attention span, and a heightened awareness of the natural world. Kids hiking with families create lasting bonds, become more physically fit and …

Publish Date: 03/30/2010 23:01

http://www.suite101.com/content/take-kids-hiking-to-lower-childhood-obesity-a215606

Hiking With Young Children: Getting Outdoors With Kids Under Five

With patience and flexibility, parents can continue to enjoy hiking while spending quality time with young children and fostering a connection with the natural world. … Young children focus on their immediate surroundings. Rather than focusing on the destination or the physical achievement of a hike, children experience a hike directly through their senses. They move slowly, take in the details, and stop when something catches their attention. Children take the time to …

Publish Date: 06/26/2008 22:41

http://www.suite101.com/content/hiking-with-young-children-a58333

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. We challenge you to get the kids in your life out on the trail this summer, because part of …

Publish Date: 06/03/2010 16:14

http://wilderness.org/content/take-your-kids-hiking-10-tips-make-adventure-fun-whole-family

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Hiking Boots Tip: Breaking Them In

August 26, 2010
Old friend, new friend
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A great new pair of hiking boots, just like any other shoe, needs to be broken in before going on a long hike. Here are some tips on breaking in your new hiking boots.

The Smoky Mountain Hiking Blog: Taking care of your hiking feet

Don’t try to break in brand new boots on a long hike either. Wear a new pair around town, or on short hikes, before taking them long distance. * Walking barefoot around the house, especially outside, will toughen the skin of your feet. …

Publish Date: 08/25/2010 6:54

http://hikinginthesmokys.blogspot.com/2010/08/taking-care-of-your-hiking-feet.html

Hiking Tip: Break in New Hiking Boots Properly | Great Outdoors

Learn how to break in your new hiking boots properly and thoroughly.

Publish Date: 02/08/2010 13:03

http://freeoutdoors.com/blog/wilderness/hiking-tip-break-in-new-hiking-boots-properly

Gear Care – Hiking Boots: How to properly care for hiking boots

Break Them In – Take the time to break in your hiking boots. Wear them around the house and out in the yard. Take walks around your neighborhood. Give them a chance to adapt to your feet, your style of walking and to lose their …

Publish Date: 03/23/2007 1:00

http://www.suite101.com/content/gear-care-hiking-boots-a16970

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Quote of the Day: Nature Walks

June 28, 2010
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“In every walk with nature one receives more than he seeks.” -John Muir

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