Backpacking has been described
as, "long walks of drudgery separated by an occasional beautiful view"
"I guess I instinctively squeezed, because I
suddenly had a rattlesnake in my hand."
May 2009 - This website
re-surfaces after being gone for 7 years
Venture Outdoors is about
the wilderness. For 35 years we have been involved with backpacking,
hiking, birding, biking and open space preservation. Now we invite you
to share your outdoor adventures with us.
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view out our backdoor at CreekBed.org in Southern California
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"It's 9:15 pm and I'm downstairs
watching TV when I see a mother raccoon looking at me through the
window in the front door."
"As I placed my right foot on the
ground on the other side of the bricks, a three-foot rattler struck
my foot from under the column."