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AVOIDING TICKS THAT CARRY LYME DISEASE WHILE HIKING AND CAMPING

If you spend any time hiking east of the Mississippi River, chances are you’ve had encounters with ticks, and perhaps even Lyme disease, which is a serious tick-borne illness that affects humans and dogs who enjoy the outdoors.

Read the full article by Tara on Back Road Rambler's website here.

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May 7, 2022

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Of all the creepy crawlers, ticks keep me on high alert. They can be very tiny in the nymph stage and difficult to see. They love to hang out in tall grasses along the trail and hitch a ride on hikers passing by. I plan on treating most of my clothes and gear with Sawyer Permethrin.

Joanne Gigliotti

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I would often just drink directly from the sawyer squeeze if I was feeling lazy- which by the way works wonderfully.

Rachel McVittie