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Tips and Tricks for Walking a Dog From a Wheelchair
Nov 9th 2021
by: Nerissa CannonTo me, being outside and being with my dog go hand in hand. Nothing says adventure like a happy dog! In addition to walking my own dog regularly, I worked as a dog walker in my wheel …

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How to Choose an All-Terrain Wheelchair
Oct 14th 2021
From sizing, to functionality, to safety, to price, to so much more, there is a lot to consider when searching for an all-terrain wheelchair. The GRIT team wants to help. After all, this process …

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Getting to Know My GRIT Freedom Chair
Sep 28th 2021
by: Brad BrownEditor's Note: GRIT is proud to bring you original content written by GRIT riders. Brad is an avid sports and nature photographer. He has been a paraplegic for 31 years and doesn't …

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Freedom in the GRIT Freedom Chair
Sep 14th 2021
by: Jenny SchmitzEditor's Note: This article is reprinted with permission from the author from Wheelchair Wandering. Jenny lives in Seattle because of its unique offering of mountains, water, cul …

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For Everything There Is a Season
Aug 31st 2021
by: Nerissa Cannon The great thing about the outdoors is that no matter what time of the year it is, there is always something to do. Sometimes you have to adapt to the weather or the temperature …

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What Freedom Means to Me
Aug 17th 2021
By Jeremy KerrOne of the original GRIT Trailblazers ambassadors, Jeremy is happiest when he's outside in the wild. He loves camping, kayaking on the lake, or pushing down wooded trails. After medicall …

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7 Accessible Hiking Trails You’ve Never Heard Of
Jun 30th 2021
By Cory LeeWhile national parks and other popular hiking destinations can offer an enjoyable, accessible experience, they also bring with them crowds of other hikers. To have a more secluded hiking ex …

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