Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Take Your Kids Into The Wilderness

Hiking with kids is a great way to get them connected to the outdoors at a young age, but it can also be intimidating for the parent planner. We challenge you to get the kids in your life out on the trail this summer, because part of preserving wilderness for future generations is teaching youth to appreciate and enjoy nature. Here are ten tips to help: Keep it easy & feature-friendly Time is your friend – so plan for lots of it Prepare for anything Dress for success. Layers, layers, layers Plan frequent energy stops Pick a leader and make sure to rotate Keep it Safe Make it Fun Read More: https://wilderness.org/blog/take-your-kids-hiking-10-tips-make-adventure-fun-whole-family

Spring Offers Great Fishing, Great Golf & Great Rates

Early summer is a great time to reserve a resort vacation. Get in on early season rates, enjoy great fishing and for those of you who love Golf, it's finally time to dust off those golf clubs! Aspen resort is within a few miles of 9 Golf Courses. 5 which are 18 hole courses and 4 that are 9 hole courses. Vermilion River Greens, Buyck - 9 hole Vermilion Fairways, Cook - 9 hole Wolfridge Golf Course, Cook - 9 hole (reversible) Virginia Golf Course, Virginia - 18 hole The Quarry at Giants Ridge, Biwabik - 18 holes Eveleth Municipal Golf Course, Eveleth - 9 hole The Legend at Giants Ridge, Biwabik - 18 hole Falls Country Club, International Falls - 18 hole The Wilderness at Fortune Bay, Tower - 18 hole Hitting The Green, a popular golf blog has a great article on free golf apps. To get your hands on a very useful Golf GPS, you don’t have to spend the big bucks. The three apps covered in this article are a good free alternatives to the dedicated devices available. FreeCaddie offers an estimation of the accuracy of the reading given, so a reading of “high accuracy” is within 19 yards accurate. For more casual golfers this can be enough, but for those who play regularly, those 19 yards can equate to a difference of 1-2 clubs. Swing by Swing is an all in one GPS range finder and scorecard. The range finder calculates both the distance to the center of the green and to every obstacle on the course. Golf Pad GPS boasts over 27,000 courses worldwide with range finder, scorecard, shot tracker, aerial maps, statistics tracking, and the ability to save rounds.