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Camp-a-roo is not a fast-food restaurant but an online parent's guide to camping with his or her children (http://www.camp-a-roo.com/). ``The camping info here is not for the hard-core enthusiast,'' the Web site says. ``This is for the family on a road trip and focuses on easy access to camping, supplies, and short hikes (under 10 miles).''

For example, when taking a baby on his or her first camping trip, the site recommends keeping the trip short so the baby can ``become comfortable with the outdoors without over-doing it.''

Also, don't pick a spot with extreme temperatures in either direction. And, says Web site author and mom Mary Benlan: ``If you or your partner breast feed - be grateful! I found breast feeding breast feeding Pediatrics The provision of a neonate and infant with liquified lacteal products 'on tap'; lactation and BF–≥ 6 months before age 20 is associated with a relative risk of 0.  made camping much more simple than bottle feedings ever would have been.''

--Nothing but Hound Dog: Information on the California Houndsmen for Conservation is on the organization's Web site (http://www.saber.net/[ordinal indicator
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 the site, there are six breeds of coon coon: see raccoon.  hound breeds, which are considered among the most adept hunters: the English (redtick) coon Hound, the Black and Tan Black and Tan

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, the Bluetick, the Red Bone Coon Hound, the Treeing Walker and the Plott.

There is also an interesting section on radio telemetry telemetry

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 collars, with which many hunting dogs are fitted amid some controversy.

- Chris Cocoles

BOOK REVIEW

``Highpoint Adventures: The Complete Guide to 50 State Highpoints''

By Charlie and Diane Winger (The Colorado Mountain Club, $15.95)

About one thousand people have reached the summit of Mt. Everest through the course of recorded history Recorded history can be defined as history that has been written down or recorded by the use of language, whereas history is a more general term referring simply to information about the past.[1] It starts in the 4th millennium BC, with the invention of writing. . About a hundred have stood on the highest point in each of the 50 states.

That's surprising considering you can drive to 12 of them, including Mississippi's at 806 feet and Rhode Island's at 812. (Equally surprising, perhaps, is that there actually are signs marking these spots.)

Yet this homey handbook guides you to all and you'll soon discover you need those directions when you are ready to tackle Alaska's Mt. McKinley (20,320 feet) and four other states' high points rated as Class 4 climbs that require serious mountaineering skills. ``You fall,'' the authors write, ``maybe you die.''

In between, the authors describe the 31 remaining high points that present an array of challenges, from easy to strenuous. A motivated couch potato couch potato An Americanism for a sedentary person, usually ♂, whose predominant non-work activity consists in lying on a couch, watching TV. See Television intoxication 'syndrome.'. Cf Vigorous exercise.  can tackle more than half the states, many with children, and even our own Mt. Whitney (14,494 feet), a few hours' drive from L.A., can be climbed with your hands in your pockets.

It's a unique challenge, an exclusive club and a dream-provoking book for anyone who loves the outdoors.

- Michael A. Anastasi

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Publication:Daily News (Los Angeles, CA)
Date:Jun 13, 2002
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