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Top 5 Items for a Successful Camping Trip

It seems like just about every activity requires some sort of essentials list – hiking, running, mountain biking. Camping is no different. While you might not use every single item on this list, you’ll appreciate their value when you really need them. The following are the top five items that need to be on your camping packing list:

1.  Navigation – The top item on any camping essentials list is the proper navigation, and your best bet is to bring a variety. First and foremost, a topographic map will be helpful for those campsites that are off the beaten path, such as that one waterfall next to that fallen tree by the weirdly shaped rock.

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Be Rattlesnake Safe this Spring

With the coming of spring and warmer weather conditions, snakes of many species are through hunkering down, making human encounters with these elusive creatures more likely. Although most native snakes are harmless, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) recommends steering clear of the venomous rattlesnake  – and knowing what to do in the event of a strike.

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Bears Follow their Noses, so You Should Follow these Tips

May 3, 2016 - With an estimated 35,000 bears, California has a healthy and growing black bear population. In spring hibernating bears emerge from their winter slumber and begin an almost perpetual search for food. It is not uncommon for a black bear to consume up to 20,000 calories a day. Unfortunately, this search can sometimes lead bears into populated areas and conflicts with humans.

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First look of the 2018 Jeep Wrangler

JL Wrangler Parts Breakdown and Renderings of the Next Gen Jeep

MALVERN, Pa. (July 27, 2016) – ExtremeTerrain is excited to give enthusiasts a first look at the 2018 Jeep Wrangler. Using high quality renders, we have translated all of the changes that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has announced and taken the various design details that have been spotted on the 2018 test vehicles and compiled them into a series of images that give us a clearer picture of what the new Wrangler is going to look like.

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Hunters Reminded to “Be Bear Aware” in Light of Recent Attack

With a recent bear attack on an elk hunter north of Jackson, officials with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department are urging hunters in northwest Wyoming to be “bear aware” and take steps to avoid conflicts with bears. 

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