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How to Choose the Best Sunscreen

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I was trying to find a great article on sunscreen, and I came across this one on The Atlantic magazine. How to Choose the Best Sunscreen International team member Branden Grace of South Africa puts on sunscreen on his neck before the start of the first round of the 2015 Presidents Cup golf tournament at The Jack Nicklaus Golf Club in Incheon, South Korea, October 6, 2015. REUTERS/Kim Hong-ji – RTS365V If you walk along South Beach right now, you might notice something strange, even by Florida standards: Dotting the sandscapes are sky-blue boxes that supply free sunscreen. In a...

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Mount Rainier National Park Record Number of Wilderness Reservation Requests

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Date: April 5, 2017 Contact: Kelsea Holbrook, 360-569-6510 On March 31, 2017, Mount Rainier National Park closed its initial two weeks of open reservation requests for wilderness camping and climbing permits, including overnight trips on the Wonderland Trail. In just two weeks, nearly 5,900 requests were received online, with more than forty-four percent representing requests to hike the entire length of the 93-mile long Wonderland Trail. This response more than doubles the number of requests received in 2015, the last year for which advance reservations were available. A significant storm damaged the reservation processing system last year, requiring all walk-up...

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Best Hiking and Outdoor Magazines | njHiking.com

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Best Hiking and Outdoor Magazines | njHiking.com

These are some of the best hiking, outdoor, and travel magazines. A subscription provides outdoor adventure inspiration all year long. Backpacker Magazine is our favorite outdoor publication. And it’s not just for backpackers or campers – we only day hike but each issue is chock full of great info. It covers hiking routes all over the country (and some international) with an emphasis on National Parks, plus knowledgeable clothing and gear reviews, and killer photography. The only problem is the serious case of wanderlust it instills – every issue ends up filled with sticky notes of places to add to...

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Spring Hiking: A Season for Building Strength — Washington Trails Association

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Greenwater Lake Trail in May. Photo by Josh Lun Spring Hiking: A Season for Building Strength After a long, gray Northwest winter, the first hints of spring incite frenzy among hikers. We’ve spent the winter fantasizing about the amazing places we’ll go when summer comes, and now we want to hit the trails! The days are getting longer, the sun is peeking out more often and the temperatures are climbing. Summer is coming, but it’s not here yet. Bring along a friend and spring hiking will be even more fun. Even better, introduce a new friend to hiking. Photo by...

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