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Hiking in Colorado Springs: 8 Breathtaking Trails

Our guide to hitting the trails in and around Colorado Springs gives you the lowdown on the 8 best hikes in the area. From family-friendly strolls to challenging all-day adventures, our list has something for everyone!

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How Long Does Firewood Take to Dry?

Seasoning your firewood properly is important for a number of reasons: heat output, fuel efficiency, and even your health. Want to learn how it’s done and how long it will be before your green wood’s good to burn? Read on!

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Should I Use a Tarp Under My Tent?

Tarps have myriad uses in the great outdoors. But should you be using yours under your tent? In this guide, discover why using a tarp is a good idea and how to use one to good effect when wet-weather camping.