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Days 121 – 132 Dunsmuir to Ashland

Day 121 10.07.18 9 Miles / 14.5km Waking up in our Dunsmuir hotel at 6:30am we make coffee, have our breakfast and finish packing our bags. Jack Rabbit gave us a lift to the trailhead and we were off walking North again. Met with an immediately uphill trail the nerve pain down my right leg […]

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Days 99 – 109 South Lake Tahoe to Mammoth (SOBO)

Day 99 18.06.18 14 Miles / 23km Trying out my new shoe insoles bought in South Lake Tahoe I immediately feel an improvement. My first few steps for the morning didn’t hurt, especially surprising considering the weight of my bag. My next few miles didn’t hurt either, now feeling support under my arches with each […]

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Days 89 – 98 Belden to South Lake Tahoe (SOBO)

Day 89 08.06.18 25 Miles / 40km We woke up early to cover some of the distance from our short day prior. I enjoyed a stunning sunrise at 5:30am while I ate some of Four Eyes homemade porridge mix. It was incredible and I’m now wanting to make my own in our next town. We […]

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Days 75 – 80 Dunsmuir to Burney (SOBO)

Day 75 – 25.05.18 It’s moving day! The boys hired the van and we hauled 11 people’s belongings and selves into the back. I said goodbye to Ray and Kyle, then took off with Gandalf, Four Eyes and our 8 new friends. The first stop was Vons Supermarket to shop for resupplies. Four Eyes and […]

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The Light-Waste Hiking Menu 

While having a limited waste menu does require more planning, the benefits are absolutely worth it. First, get yourself re-usable utensils.  None of this single use plastic cutlery and plates nonsense.  Most adventure stores have lightweight reusable sets and environmentally friendly washing liquid.  Steel or bamboo sets will get you extra points, but since you’ll be using these utensils […]

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What Happens to Rubbish?

How ingrained is it to throw rubbish away?  You pop it in the bin, a truck picks it up and it disappears.    How often do you stop to consider that there is no such thing as throwing something “away”, meaning your rubbish continues to exist, usually in a hole in the earth somewhere?   It’s not much […]

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Choose Your Own Out

In case you needed another excuse to get outdoors, you can add “cleaning up the environment” to your list of reasons why you should go on your next adventure. The beauty of Hike it Out is you can do it any time, you don’t NEED to be hiking, and generally, litter presents itself no matter […]

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Leave No Trace Explained

Leave No Trace is a set of Outdoor Ethics which were developed in 1994.   They have now taken off, becoming the standard ethics shared by National Parks, and is the foundation of which Hike it Out draws itself from. These key 7 points cover the best ways to be environmentally friendly when outdoors, I have explained how you […]

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Hike it Out Week – Taking the first steps

By taking the Hike it Out Pledge you’ve taken the first step to making this a better world!  Congratulations if you’ve already taken the Pledge, and if you haven’t, click here to take it now!  Even as one person you do make a difference.  Tossers ruin it for everyone, but it only takes one person to pick […]

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Hike it Out Week

 6-12 November 2017 Happening 6-12th November, Hike it Out week is a chance to get educated on being eco-friendly when outdoors, minimise waste and making time to get outdoors and remove a little litter to make your favourite spot a beautiful place again. Get Involved Get involved by taking the Hike it Out Pledge, following […]

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