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Foot Care & Blisters

By William Roth on 1/5/10 8:49 AM

A blister is your body's way of telling you your boots don't fit, they aren't broken in, or your feet are too tender for the miles you are covering. The body is kind enough to warn you first with "hot spots," and it's a warning you would do well to heed.

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Topics: hike, NOLS, hiking, camping, wilderness medicine, fit, Backpacking, blister, foot care, boots

Pizza & Calzone Recipe - A NOLS Cookery Classic

By William Roth on 11/17/09 3:55 AM

Yeast Crust:
1 tsp. dry yeast
1/2 cup lukewarm water
1/2 tsp. sugar
1/4 tsp. salt
1 cup flour

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Topics: NOLS, pizza, recipe, camping, cooking, cookery, calzone, Educators Notebook, backcounty