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Day Hiking Gear: 4 Essentials for a Successful Day Hike

Day Hiking Gear: 4 Essentials for a Successful Day Hike

Day Hiking Gear 4 Essentials for a Successful Day Hike When it comes to day hiking gear, we tend to think that we don’t need to pack that much day hiking gear because we’re not going to be out in the forest that long. However, we tend to forget the...

MPG Cycling Shorts Review

MPG Cycling Shorts Review

MPG Cycling Shorts Review Yes, I am a Cyclist... I've been an adult cyclist since 2012 after realizing that I was 300 pounds of fat and laziness. I would become out of breath bending down to tie my own shoes - no joke! So I got a bicycle and...

Hiking Gear Tag – 5 of My Favorite Hiking Gear Items

Hiking Gear Tag – 5 of My Favorite Hiking Gear Items

The Hiking Gear Tag is a tag challenge going around within the hiking, backpacking, bushcraft and outdoor communities on YouTube. I was a recipient not once, not twice but three times of the Hiking Gear Tag challenge. So three channels challenged me to the...

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Biking Tunnel Hill State Trail for Absolute Beginners

Biking Tunnel Hill State Trail for Absolute Beginners

Biking Tunnel Hill State Trail for Absolute Beginners Biking Tunnel Hill State Trail shouldn’t have to feel like it is specifically reserved for experienced and proficient athletes. When I first started biking Tunnel Hill State Trail, I hadn’t ridden a bicycle in more...

Red Cedar Trail – Giant City State Park – Backpacking Guide

Red Cedar Trail – Giant City State Park – Backpacking Guide

Red Cedar Trail Giant City State Park Backpacking Guide Red Cedar Trail at Giant City State Park is the premier backpacking trail of the entire inventory of trails within the state park. If you are looking for a rugged and more wilderness-like experience, the Red...

5 Shawnee National Forest Scenic Overlooks that you Must Visit!

5 Shawnee National Forest Scenic Overlooks that you Must Visit!

5 Shawnee National ForestScenic Overlooksthat you Must Visit! The Shawnee National Forest was some really awesome scenic overlooks that are worth checking out. Many of these awesome scenic overlooks can see a lot of the Shawnee Forest Countryside and much...

Hiking Millstone Bluff in the Shawnee National Forest

Hiking Millstone Bluff in the Shawnee National Forest

Hiking Millstone Bluff in the Shawnee National Forest Millstone Bluff is a Day-Use only site meaning that it is only open from dawn until dusk. No camping is allowed in this area. Millstone Bluff, located in the southern Illinois Shawnee National Forest is...

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Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday!

Happy birthday to you! Happy birthday to you! Happy birthday dear Hiking with Shawn! Happy birthday to you!No, it isn’t my actual birthday. My birthday as my individual self is on August 16. But it is the birthday on this YouTube Channel, the channel I and...

Hiking with Shawn Featured on the Local News

Hiking with Shawn Featured on the Local News

Hiking with Shawn Featured on the Local News Mud Snake (Farancia abacura) Photo Courtesy, Hiking with Shawn Hiking with Shawn was featured on a local news channel, recently! SNAKES - that is what earned me a spot on the news, specifically, my...

Hiking with Shawn wasn’t founded by Shawn Gossman…

Hiking with Shawn wasn’t founded by Shawn Gossman…

Hiking with Shawn wasn't Founded by Shawn Gossman... "Hiking with Shawn wasn't Founded by Shawn Gossman. Shawn Gossman was founded by Hiking with Shawn." I Never Knew that Hiking with Shawn would had reached this point. On a cold December day...

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