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Medicinal plants found in the wilderness | ActionHub

Medicinal plants found in the wilderness

Surviving in the wilderness is sometimes about more than just getting shelter, food, and water. There are times when it’s about preventing an injury from getting worse than it already is. Luckily, coagulants, anti-inflammatories, and antiseptics are abundant in nature, as all sorts of medicines…

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Sleeping bag storage 101 | ActionHub

Sleeping bag storage 101

Your sleeping bag is your constant companion on all your overnight outdoor adventures. If treated right, a sleeping bag can last you for many years, and how you store it will make all the difference.    Storing it incorrectly will damage the insulation, no matter if…

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Top reasons to try out backcountry skiing | ActionHub

Top reasons to try out backcountry skiing

A lot of us love to ski, but sometimes we can’t handle the high prices and crowds that accompany most ski resorts. So, if you’re a fiend for fresh powder, love exploring what nature has to offer, and have perhaps heard your friends raving about…

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Prevent forest fire | ActionHub

Prevent forest fires with these campfire safety tips

During the past few months, there have been several forest fires in various parts of the country, which makes you realize that a forest fire can happen anywhere. Unfortunately, most fires are caused by accidental human error, and since outdoor activities are on the rise,…

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Hygiene basics: Staying clean while thru-hiking | ActionHub

Hygiene basics: Staying clean while thru-hiking

You may believe (based on what the popular media tells us) that all thru-hikers are a stinky bunch, as its hard to stay clean while on a long distance hike. However, nothing could be further from the truth, as there’s no need to let go…

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How to keep your hiking boots in good condition | ActionHub

How to keep your hiking boots in good condition

No matter the style or quality of your favorite pair of hiking boots, they are still prone to the forces of nature, including things like as snow, rain, stones, and rocky terrain, just like everything else. If you don’t adequately protect and care for your…

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How to survive falling through thin ice | ActionHub

How to survive falling through ice

People who spend a lot of time outdoors can undoubtedly be ambitious. We spend loads of money on gear most people have no idea what to do with, we familiarize ourselves with loads of jargon (AT, bivouac, miler), and we take risks that would send…

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Are you brave enough to climb Aconcagua? | ActionHub

Are you brave enough to climb Aconcagua?

Climbing Aconcagua is one of the most challenging things anyone can experience. The climb will challenge your whole being, pushing you to the edge both mentally and physically. At an altitude of 22,841 feet, Aconcagua is the second highest mountain of the seven summits, after…

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Wilderness Guides: How to Survive a Blizzard | ActionHub

Wilderness Guides: How to Survive a Blizzard

There are several winter survival skills that you need to master before heading out into the wilderness, and one of them is knowing how to survive a blizzard. Do you know what to do if you’re stranded during a blizzard or winter storm?   They can…

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How to deal with a wet sleeping bag | ActionHub

How to deal with a wet sleeping bag

Sometimes it’s a sprinkle of rain, while other times the heavens open and water comes pouring down. When you’re in the backcountry, even just a small amount of rain can cause more trouble than it’s worth, making you miserable, particularly if you’re unprepared. Here’s what…

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