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Canadian National Park: Banff

GPS Tour of Banff National Park

GPS system provides voice-guided tour of the beautiful scenery and wildlife of Banff National Park. The GPS units are available for rent in the Park to let you discover Banff and Lake Louise at your own pace. Banff National Park is a vast untamed ter…

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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: Grand Canyon National Park

The Grand Canyon is a steep-sided gorge carved...

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One of the seven natural wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon is a breathtaking to behold. Why not take some time and camp in Grand Canyon National Park? Here are some blog posts to help you plan a camping trip to the Grand Canyon.

Camping In The Grand Canyon | The Secret To Success

For anyone who absolutely loves adventure, the idea of camping at the base of the Grand Canyon sounds like nothing short of a dream come true, but if you h.

Publish Date: 08/11/2011 22:29

http://cheekymoney.com/2011/08/12/camping-in-the-grand-canyon/

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Camp: Mount Rainier National Park

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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Visit: Black Mountain Campground

Go visit Black Mountain Campground, named one of the 100 best campgrounds in the US.

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Black Mountain Campground in North Carolina is large camping area located near Mount Mitchell State Park and the Blue Ridge Highway. Offering about 50 camping sites for tents and RVs as well a lot of activities for families and others, …

Publish Date: 03/19/2011 8:28

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Conference Tables

The camping area of Black Mountain Campground is a bit scattered, which is of course a plus for camping where most people are seeking a quiet refuge from everyday life. While the majority of the campsite are located near a loop in the …

Publish Date: 03/18/2011 14:35

http://6ftsnookertable.acrestrategies.com/2011/03/18/conference-tables/

100 Best Camping Destinations & Campgrounds in the United States

92. Black Mountain Campground, Burnsville North Carolina 91. Van Hook Glad, Highland North Carolina 90. Standing Indian, Franklin North Carolina 89. Elephant Rock Campground, Red River New Mexico 88. Leith Run Recreation Area, …

Publish Date: 04/03/2011 17:20

http://www.lakeshore-rv.com/blog/top-100-camping-destinations-in-the-united-states-part-1/527

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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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Hoisting Your Backpack Safely

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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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