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The luck of some hikers

This is a rather hilarious story of a some of the best karmic hiking experiences by Robin Svoboda, an outdoor columnist in Akron, Ohio. She shared some important information about a national event I will place on the IMAC event calendar - Hike Naked Day is June 21. ...

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Advice: Avoiding Snakes – Dealing with Snakebites

Very interesting and helpful feature on NPR's Morning Edition May 13, 2019. How You (And Your Dog) Can Avoid Snake Bites — And What To Do If You Get Bitten Best tips: 1. Stay on the trail.Keep the kids and animals on the trail. 2. Keep dogs on leash. 3. Wear long...

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I-MAC Mountaineering School Summits Mt. Hood

The leaders from the I-MAC Mountaineering School led 6 first time mountaineers up Mt Hood. They made it to the summit on April 28. They endured sub-zero temps and winds endured all night but enjoyed sunny smiles at the summit!

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Hiking Climbing Rescues This Week – April 21, 2019

Here is a roundup of some of the recent hiking and climbing rescues reported in the news this week: King County SAR Rescues Climber Four Hawaii Hikers Helicoptered to Safety Overdue Hiker Found Dead in Zion National Park Rescue After Man Falls 75 feet in NY State...

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IMAC Backpacking Class 2019 Completed!

Congratulations Graduates! We finished out last instructional class at the Richland Public library. This coming Monday April 22nd at 6 PM, we will be in LESLIE GROVES PARK for a gear inspection and practice class. Bring your packs and equipment! Graduation trip...

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250 Uses of the Ice Axe

250 Uses of the Ice Axe

1 self arrest 2 somebody else arrest 3 walking stick 4 running stick 5 resting stick 6 sitting stick 7 just a stick 8 can opener 9 can closer 10 firewood 11 tent pole 12 tent stake 13 wind break 14 back scratcher 15 rear scratcher 16 leader poker 17 self defense 18...

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