In the Path of Young Bulls details a team’s five-month-long stint of daily challenges along the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail, one of the USA’s toughest long-distance journeys. The book also serves as a resource for section and long-distance hikers in planning their own CDT adventures, by including daily mileages from starting and ending locations, as well as on-trail reports and conditions for each day’s hike.
$30.00 (plus tax)
286 pages, with over 50 pages of full color photos.
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Monthly Archives: July 2009
Bushcooker Lt1 Titanium Backpacking Stove Manufacturer: Four Dog Stoves, 25909 Variolite St., NW, St. Francis, MN 55070 Year Released: 2009 Listed Weight: 2.5 oz. Actual Weight: 2.3 oz. Height: 4” Diameter: 3.5 “ Stove material: Titanium, made in USA Price: … Continue reading
The sunrise this third day indicated a possibly clear day. By six am I had the first two of our six pots of coffee happily bubbling away. Nearby a family of ducks were frantically nabbing what I assume were tiny … Continue reading
We awoke to rain and an initial tent exit strategy that required me to somehow clear out a hunkering carpet of hundreds of mosquitoes poised against the front screen who were intent on getting into our tent. I was first … Continue reading
Four brave men explore the depths of the Maine’s Great North Woods, or at least a small mosquito-infested clump of it. Who needs weekends? It has taken me almost 7 years of retirement to realize that I can schedule excursions … Continue reading
Hiker with broken leg rescued from Baxter State Park trail – Bangor Daily News Shared via AddThis
One of the best blogs ( another wordpress.com user like myself) out there regarding lightweight backpacking gear is Lighthiker’s World. His current entry is from July 20, at a European Outdoor 2009 gear event. The guy gets around. Check the … Continue reading
Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why by Laurence Gonzales My review rating: 4 of 5 starsExcellent writing, good mix of true adventures, neuropsychology, and in the need for good old pluck and the ability to keep from freaking … Continue reading
I skittered through the raindrops this morning and got a 5 mile walk in before the rain really started up again. But it may be a “losing battle” to ward off fat here in Maine ! Maine still fattest state … Continue reading