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Behind the Scenes of the Prescott National Forest Wildfire Precautions

How and why the forests decide to implement fire restrictions--and why they sometimes don't work.

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Banning campfires is just one way the forests try to lessen wildfire risk.Alasdair

Ever wondered how Arizona’s national forests make their decisions about implementing fire restrictions or even area closures? This in-depth look from the Prescott National Forest reviews wildfire danger criteria and why wildfires sometimes still spark up despite precautions.

How to Pack for Backcountry Skiing

Get to know the winter safety gear you need in your pack.

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