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Reader Poll: Hikers’ Greatest Fears

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What is THE THING YOU FEAR THE MOST when day hiking or backpacking. We all worry about something in the backcountry. What are you afraid of? Example Responses I’m terrified of getting too close to a rattlesnake. I am very careful about avoiding the places they like to sun themselves in the desert and …

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