Map, Compass & GPS

Map, Compass & GPS
Wild flowers along Fall Creek on the way to the Green Lakes - Oregon

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Hiking In The Backcountry During Hunting Season

The followng post is by Rebecca Walsh at  From my perspective it is a lot safer than you think.  I'm am sure nationally there have been fatalities but not locally in the state of Oregon.  One reason - Most hunters don't go more than a few hundred yards from their car.

"Just because it’s autumn doesn’t mean that hiking season is over. In fact in many parts of the United States hiking is at its best once the temperature drops and the leaves change color.

However, in most parts of the United States hiking during the fall also means sharing the wilderness with hunters. Here are a few tips for hiking safely during hunting season."

To read the rest of Rebecca's post go here .

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