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Dog Hiking Gear

June 20, 2016

Dog Hiking Gear

June 20, 2016

There’s a pretty good chance you have seen fellow campers enjoying the outdoors with their four-legged friends and we would wager that many of you who are reading this blog are dog owning travelers yourselves. Dogs are incredible companions and at our various Highway West Vacations destinations, we see new furry friends arrive daily. Many of our guests with pets inquire about nearby hiking trails, so we thought it would be a great idea to find out more about gear that will help make your hike more comfortable for both you and your dog!
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How To Pick The Best Hiking Boots

May 25, 2016

How To Pick The Best Hiking Boots

May 25, 2016

Avid hikers quickly learn (sometimes the hard way), that picking the right hiking boots is essential for making the most out of their outdoor adventures. But like most products these days, there seems to be an endless list of choices.
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The LifeStraw

February 16, 2016

The LifeStraw

February 16, 2016

Hydration is always important when embarking on a hike and planning ahead can help ensure that you have the water you need for your journey. But even with the most calculated plans, many hikers have found themselves with far less water than they need while out on the trail.
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The Hellhole Canyon Trail in Borrego Springs

October 23, 2015

The Hellhole Canyon Trail in Borrego Springs

October 23, 2015

When picking a trail to explore, there are many different factors that come into play. Trail length and difficulty are two main factors but sometimes the name of a trail is enough to peak our interest or have us running for the hills.
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The Slickrock Bike Trail

August 13, 2015

The Slickrock Bike Trail

August 13, 2015

The Slickrock Bike Trail is responsible for putting Moab on the map as one of the best places to visit for a truly unique and challenging mountain bike excursion. But what is it about the trail that attracts over 100,000 biking enthusiasts every year?
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Liberty Lake Loop Trail

August 12, 2015

Liberty Lake Loop Trail

August 12, 2015

Visitors to Washington know that the possibilities for hiking and outdoor exploration are seemingly limitless, so where do you begin? Our dedicated team over at our Alderwood RV Express location near Spokane, WA are experts on the area and they let us know that about twenty minutes away, there is one of the state’s largest parks, the Liberty Lake Regional Park.
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2015 Resolution To Walk

January 06, 2015

2015 Resolution To Walk

January 06, 2015

In 2015, I resolve to walk more. On a recent trip to Sedona, Arizona in December, I was reminded of how out of shape I am – and how wonderful walking is for my health!
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Power of Planking

December 16, 2014

Power of Planking

December 16, 2014

Planking is more than a meme for teens! If you’re looking for a strength-building exercise you can do at home or on the trail, planking may be right for you! Planking offers benefits for building balance and core muscles. Back pain? Planking is said to relieve pain by building strength in the core muscles of your body.
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