Friday, November 22, 2019

Hiking & Ticks

May 2, 2016 by  
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this is not the first post on this blog about ticks . Last week, after a magical morning hike on Mt. Diablo, I announced a tick check before we got into our cars.  We also did 2 or 3 tick checks while out OTT (on the trail).  Even with the post-hike tick check, I found […]

Trail Tips for PoleHikers: Mountain Lions and Ticks

February 6, 2012 by  
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Here’s a great article on what to do if you are ?lucky enough? to sight a mountain lion.   Article is from the University of CA Police Dept. We try to sprinkle all kinds of pole & trail tips into our seminars.  We ALWAYS miss something and recommend that you either subscribe (just click on the […]

Trail Tip for Hikers: Ticks

September 3, 2011 by  
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A dear friend is fighting late stage Lyme.  It’s devastating and she’s fighting for her life.  Some top tips for avoiding ticks: After hiking, BEFORE getting into your car, do a tick check with your buddies. Be careful because unseen ticks can end up in your car for a later attack! Check your hairline! If […]