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To Deet or Not to Deet?

We head out for a time of hiking and camping; we admire the beautiful scenery, the fresh air, the views asking for a picture and… the dreaded mosquitoes and other biting insects. Everyone that goes into nature encounters these creatures and asks themselves that often asked question on what repels them most effectively? A very popular and controversial method is Deet. There are those who swear by deet and others that are afraid of it. Here are some blog posts with great information on deet, it’s pros and cons and some good alternatives for repelling insects.

Mosquito-Borne Disease and Climate Change: Should you use DEET

Mosquito and ticks carry a variety of infectious agents, including those that cause malaria, West Nile, Dengue Fever and Lyme disease. NRDC recently launched a new website with climate maps of the United States.

Publish Date: 08/10/2011 12:29

http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/gsolomon/mosquito-borne_disease_and_cli.html

CDC Says Lemon Eucalyptus As Effective As DEET « mattermore

Another plus, lemon eucalyptus doesn’t have the oily feel and unpleasant smell of DEET products. Look for products that contain the active ingredient p-Menthane-3,8-diol, such as Cutter Lemon Eucalyptus Pump 4oz,

Publish Date: 05/02/2011 0:00

http://mattermore.net/2011/05/02/cdc-says-lemon-eucalyptus-as-effective-as-deet/

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Camp: Mount Rainier National Park

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Visit Mount Rainier National Park! It has many campgrounds to stay at while exploring this fun national park. Here are some articles on both the park and camping there. Have fun!

Exploring Washington’s Mount Rainier National Park | Karoline

The park is only a couple of hours from Seattle and Portland, so Mount Rainier makes for an straightforward weekend camping trip. Vehicle-camping is allowed in five campgrounds scattered all through the park, with 480 obtainable web …

Publish Date: 04/08/2011 6:35

http://karolinewahlert.info/exploring-washingtons-mount-rainier-national-park

Mt. Rainier – Hiking & Camping

Just got back from a camping trip to Mount Rainier with my parents, who had booked an extra camp site and Lauryn & I jumped at the opportunity to join them. We camped at Cougar Rock Campgroun.

Publish Date: 08/23/2008 3:00

http://www.travelblog.org/North-America/United-States/Washington/Mt-Rainier/blog-585643.html

Mount Rainier National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

Government page about this volcano, environmental information and statistics.

Publish Date: 02/22/2009 3:00

http://www.nps.gov/MORA/

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Checklist for Finding a Good Camping Tent

How to Find a Good Tent for Camping

Are you going away for the weekend and need that perfect place to sleep? Find a tent that will meet all your needs.

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How to Choose Your Best Camping Stove

Stuff With Buff: Choosing a Camping Stove

An overview of three great camping stoves for different users available from Wilderness Supply Co. Choose the best stove for cooking on your next camping trip or paddling adventure! Featured stoves (Left to Right): MSR Superfly with Autostart http://www.wil…

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Basic Camping Tips

Spring is in the air and we all know that means…camping! Camping season is coming into full swing and here are some useful overall camping tips. So take your family out and enjoy the outdoors!

Useful Camping Checklist Tips. | Elite Article Directory

Useful Camping Checklist Tips. Calendar April 20, 2011 | Posted by audreybrooks. If you’re thinking concerning going camping, then you definitely should definitely get ready first to make sure you don’t knowledge any problems there. …

Publish Date: 04/20/2011 9:02

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Useful Camping Checklist Tips. | Elite Article Directory

Useful Camping Checklist Tips. Calendar April 20, 2011 | Posted by audreybrooks. If you’re thinking concerning going camping, then you definitely should definitely get ready first to make sure you don’t knowledge any problems there. …

Publish Date: 04/20/2011 9:02

http://www.elitearticledirectory.info/2011/04/useful-camping-checklist-tips/

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Campsites in Yellowstone

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Yellowstone National Park is a destination site for many families come spring and especially summer. This great website offers a comprehensive list of campsites available in Yellowstone. Have a great time camping!

Camping in Yellowstone: Fun Adventures for the Family

Please note that although there are plenty of camping sites in Yellowstone National Park, these may be hard to come by during the peak months of summer. There are camping areas that are on a first-come, first-served basis (for Indian …

Publish Date: 04/14/2011 16:25

http://www.yellowstoneholiday.com/yellowstone-activities/camping-yellowstone-fun-adventures-family/

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Enjoy: North Cascades National Park

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Known for it’s snow-capped rugged mountains and beautiful summer wildflowers, North Cascades National Park is a haven for those in Washington. Come visit this wonderful National Park and view information and pictures on the links below.

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North Cascades is one of three Washington National Parks. Great hiking, camping, fishing and exploring the outdoors. Hundres of lakes makes for great fishing! Waterfalls, ice glaciers and no crowds.

Publish Date: 08/24/2010 6:30

http://www.seeyosemite.com/washington-national-parks.html

Proshots – Backpacking in North Cascades National Park, Washington

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Publish Date: 05/15/2010 12:37

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A Basic Guide to North Cascades National Park in Washington

A basic guide for visitors to North Cascades National Park, located in northern Washington. Includes prices, free things to do, lodging options and more.

Publish Date: 02/28/2010 6:00

http://lodging.uptake.com/blog/a-basic-guide-to-north-cascades-national-park-in-washington.html

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