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High Adventure trip report

During the trip we saw bugs, birds and a baby water moccasin. But my favorite part of the trip was white water rafting. We were tossed, bumped and thrown out of the raft. The raft worker said we should have … Continue reading

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Tick Prevention Info

As everyone prepares for the upcoming High Adventure trip &/or summer camp at Boxwell, here’s some good info about tick prevention (see attached brochure).  The ticks are supposed to be bad this year, so extra precautions are a good idea. … Continue reading

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Avoid Backpacking mistakes

These tips shared with us by Mr. Russ from backpacker magazine. http://www.backpacker.com/the-wrong-way-top-50-hiker-mistakes/skills/15309?page=2   BURYING YOUR RESERVOIR Few flubs are more irritating than a leaky water bladder that soaks your pack on the drive to the trailhead. It happens when the … Continue reading

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