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Go Hiking with History

From tear-stained paths of the Cherokee Removal or bloodied battlefields from the Civil War, our area is full of historic sites to visit.

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Take a Hike to Sitton’s Gulch

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Tend to the Trails

From Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz to The Hobbit’s Bilbo Baggins, every adventurer needs a path to follow.

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Bear Necessities

We all loved snuggling with our teddy bears as kids, but the last thing you want while you’re out on the trail is a great big bear hug.

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Hike All 14 in 2014 Challenge

The Friends of South Cumberland kicked off its Hike All 14 in 2014 challenge last month in which hikers are charged to hit the trails that cover the South Cumberland State Park.

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Pack Picks

Choosing the wrong kind of backpack can easily turn an overnight trip or thru-hike adventure into a really uncomfortable nightmare.

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Pack Picks

Choosing the wrong kind of backpack can easily turn an overnight trip or thru-hike adventure into a really uncomfortable nightmare.

Take A Hike...

On the Rock Creek Gorge section of the Cumberland Trail

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The Big Chill

Although Chattanooga isn’t known for extremely cold weather or snowy winters, it’s still important to prepare for the possibility of hypothermia.

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Re-Boot

If you don’t think your choice of footwear matters, think again.

Multi Tools

If we told you we could think of hundreds of outdoor-related uses for a bandana, duct tape and paracord, would you say that we’ve been watching too many MacGyver reruns?

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Knowing the Signs

We’ve all heard the term “trailblazer” used to describe innovative leaders who forged a path through some unknown territory, but do you know where that idiom actually came from?

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Trail Tastes

There’s the gear, the weather, and the terrain, but what about the fuel?No matter how much you may not want to admit it, sometimes that rumbling noise isn’t the sound of thunder off in the distance.

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Take a hike on the Upchuck 50K Course

The Rock/Creek Upchuck 50K course on the Cumberland Trail isn’t just home to the grueling (and appropriately named) annual trail race.

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Summer Gear Guide

In honor of unofficial annual Naked Hiking Day June 21, here is some warm-weather gear to inspire you not to bare it all.

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