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Long Distance Hiking Tips

Long Distance Hiking Tips

Long Distance Hiking Tips provided by Adventure World Magazine www.adventureworldmagazineonline.com The tips below are from Adventure World contributor and long distance hiker, Justin Lichter. We will also be posting sample packing lists from Justin for several regions. The first day of spring has passed and Old Man Winter’s wrath is starting to give way to […]

Adventure Racing 101 (Part 5)

Adventure Racing 101 (Part 5)

Submitted by admin on April 21, 2010 – 8:03 amNo Comment Climbing You may not have to worry about doing any climbing in the sprint races, but you will more than likely have at least a rappel in the longer races. In expedition and 24-hour races, you may also have to do an ascent with […]

How to Avoid Black Toenails while Hiking

How to Avoid Black Toenails while Hiking

By Alice Moon Unwelcome incidences of black toenail are not limited to hiking. Athletes and participants in many sports where repetitive foot strikes occur also face this issue. Toenails that become bruised or blacken are often damaged in a way that causes bleeding under the nail. Pressure from beneath or along the edge of the […]

Doing the Legwork

Doing the Legwork

By Jim Davies.. Via [Sleepmonsters.com] The broad spectrum of adventure races means that the type of running encountered can vary from short and fast stages to long 20 hour plus mountain sections. These longer stages are often encountered on the expedition type adventure races where running may be confined to the flat and down hill […]

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