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Getting Started

Start hiking with this easy guide to gear, trails, and nutrition. Learn the basics of how to hike and locate trails where you can build your skills. You'll find safety tips plus advice on hiking boots, clothing, and preparing for different weather conditions.

How to Go on a Night Hike

A night hike lets you experience familiar trails in a whole different way and engages more of your senses. Here some basic tips for how to go on a night hike.

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