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Mild AMS?

My group had succumbed to a mild version of acute mountain sickness. (I know it sounds odd that something called acute could be mild. But it was.) Symptoms tend to mimic a hangover: headache, fatigue, sluggishness, insomnia, lack of appetite and nausea. Mild AMS occurs when the body experiences thi...

Bishop Statement on Department of the Interior’s Proposed ESA Changes

July 19, 2018 – Today, House Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) issued the following statement in response to the Department of the Interior (DOI) releasing three proposed rules to modernize the Endangered Species Act: “It’s no secret that modernizing the Endangered Species Act is long ...

Kaibab NF temporarily closes Forest Road 149 near Kendrick Mountain on the Williams Ranger District

Williams, Ariz., July 16, 2018— The Kaibab National Forest has implemented a temporary closure of Forest Road 149 near Kendrick Mountain on the Williams Ranger District due to safety concerns related to the active monsoon season. Forest Road 149, which is located in the far northeastern corner of t...

Message from Sharetrails/BRC New Executive Director

Why do we care so much about OHV access? Some of my best moments have come from long trail rides to secluded areas impossible to reach by anything other than OHV. I want to preserve that right, the opportunity for my four children and their children, and their children to enjoy the greatness of th...

NSSF Reminds Shooters to Take Precautions Against Starting Wildfires

Being aware of restrictions on shooting and other activities in fire-prone areas. Not using tracer rounds, exploding targets and ammunition that is steel-jacketed or contains steel core components. Knowing that a vehicle’s hot exhaust systems can ignite dry vegetation. Making sure...

Fire Danger Prompts Increased Fire Restrictions in Southeastern Utah

Utah Interagency Fire www.utahfireinfobox.com Southeastern Utah is experiencing hazardous fire conditions due to prolonged drought and extremely dry vegetation.  Weather forecasts and wildland fire prediction models point to increased fire danger.  As a result, on Friday, June 15, 2018, all Bureau ...

Release of Northwest Forest Plan science synthesis and science forum

On June 26, the U.S. Forest Service’s Pacific Northwest and Pacific Southwest Research Stations will be hosting a science forum to share key findings of the Northwest Forest Plan (NWFP) science synthesis. The synthesis will inform the revision of land management plans for 17 national forests in west...

Daystar Hood Wrangler Install

{loadposition ads_in_article} Knowing the nut size is a good start.  After a few minutes of fumbling around, I determined it was a 13 mm nut. The challenge was getting a wrench fitted on the nut.  As noted, access is tight.  I was able to slip a 1/4 inch socket wrench between the f...

Toyota Tech: Pickup and 4Runner Part Specifications

Toyota Pickup and 4Runner Drivetrain Specifications Toyota Tech: Pickup and 4Runner Part Specifications Below are the specifications for different parts used on Toyota pickups and 4Runners. Part designations are given for standard items such as engines and transmissions. When no standard name is k...

Q & A on the Impacts of SB 1235, the Ammo Registration Bill

Please note that if Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom's gun control initiative passes, it could further affect implementation and make things even more difficult for hunters and other sportsmen when buying or transferring ammunition. The below is preliminary information about the impacts of SB 1235. In the com...


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