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12. Bring the Binocs
AN ERUPTION OF flapping breaks the silence of a late-afternoon hike on the Appalachian Trail outside of Hot Springs, North Carolina. Just a few feet down the path, a ruffed grouse takes sudden flight, hurtling its teapot-size body skyward in a fury o
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Plant Power
Who says backpacking food has to be bland? Serves 2 ½cup diced onion½ cup shredded carrot½ cup chopped mushroom2 vegetable bouillon cubes2 tsp. curry powder4 Tbsp. coconut milk powder¼ tsp. garlic powder½ tsp. crushed red pepper½ tsp. sugar¼ tsp. sal
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Paddle Power
This core exercise targets the obliques to mimic the rotation of paddling. Sets 3 | Reps 15 (each side) 1. Sitting on the floor or ground with your legs together and in front of you, hold a lightweight medicine ball (or rock) in front of your chest.