Alakai Swamp Trail
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Alakai Swamp Trail

Wanna go? (laughing) It’s like climbing a (???) And we’ll have to come down later (this is Kāhili Ginger, an beautiful, fragant, invasive plant) … and … rain! … and rain … … and rain … – Hi! Did you make it to the end? – Yeah! – Is it still far? – It’s maybe a half-mile, little more than that. –…

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Hiking Boots – Selecting
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Hiking Boots – Selecting

Indoors or out, nothing is fun if your feet hurt. And if you’re off-road hiking, birdwatching, or simply mushroom hunting choosing the wrong boots can leave you stranded or lame. Here’s what to look for when buying boots: First, get real hiking socks and wear them when shopping for boots. Get a pair of liners made of one of the…

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WEST HIGHLAND WAY
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WEST HIGHLAND WAY

“Yannick are you happy?” “yes!” “me too yuhuu we’re almost in Drymen, we have hiked almost 20 km and I didn’t remember how heavy the backpack is and how much it hurts on the hips Yannick has a bit of neck pain but overall we are feeling great we’re on top of the Conic Hill…I seem stupid wearing my buff…

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