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Legal permits required for trekking in Canada

National parks tend to be absolutely open to anyone, their goal being to allow public enjoyment without compromising the area for future generations. From the park's own website: A permit is not ...
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Cycling in Ontario — do I need to worry about permission to access logging roads?

The answer is usually no, but there may be some restrictions depending on exactly where you're going. Most logging roads are on crown land. The use of forest roads is managed through road abandonment,...
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What does the status "W: Available at the Facility" mean regarding trail permits?

In areas with quotas on permits, often only a certain percentage of permits can be reserved. The remainder are available on a first-come first-serve basis at the ranger station. For Mt Whitney, ...
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Trekking Har ki doon (India): Permits and Guides

Yes, for Har-ki-doon trek you need a local forest permit. Hiring a guide is not a mandatory thing, but recommended. The guide will take care of campsites and arranging food at a fair bargain. First ...
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Where to camp for almost free on the surroundings of Los Angeles?

Your requirements are conflicting. Think about it. It costs money to build showers and toilets and to provide running water. It's quite unlikely that someone or some organization is going to build ...
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How do I apply for a permit for the Zona de Reserva in Parque Natural Sierra de Grazalema? Can it be done online?

The phone number is right: + 34 956 70 97 33 (Grazalema's park visitors centre, El Bosque) You can send an email to this address: cv_elbosque@agenciamedioambienteyagua.es In this mail, you must ...
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Within the U.S. Grand Circle area, where is the number of daytime trail permits limited?

The Subway, Zion National Park Within Zion National Park, for most of the year, day-use permits are required for The Subway and Mystery Canyon. They are awarded by advance lottery, or by last-minute ...
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Cycling in Ontario — do I need to worry about permission to access logging roads?

I can't answer for Ontario or that route specifically, but only give you a general idea how private property and trespassing works in the US and Canada. You are right in that we don't have ...
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How do permits for US/Canada public land work?

There are really no general principles. Some permits are free and self-issued: you pick up a form at the trailhead and fill it out. This is really more of a registration system, so that the ...
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How can I hike across the Grand Canyon if I don't have a backcountry permit?

Grand Canyon National Park employ a waiting list for unreserved permits. If you have a week, you have a very good chance of getting a permit even on campgrounds in the corridor. We visited Grand ...
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Do I have to have a guide for the Milam Glacier trek in India?

Milam glacier falls under the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve limits. In case you want to enter a national park limits, you will need a permit from the forest department. Additionally, since parts of ...
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Do I have to have a guide for the Milam Glacier trek in India?

I did this trek in 2012 on a guided tour organized by IndiaHikes. There was a large flood in 2013 in Uttarakhand which, from what I've heard, affected the trek significantly and made it harder. As to ...
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How do I apply for a permit for the Zona de Reserva in Parque Natural Sierra de Grazalema? Can it be done online?

I have just found out that you can book visits online (only spanish language): http://www.reservatuvisita.es/reservas/1248/el-bosque.html In main page (www.reservatuvisita.es) you can find visitor ...
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