Monthly Archives: November 2009

Snow Walkers’ Rendezvous 2009, Part 2 of 3

Morning Saturday’s morning program  provided us with three group presentations about Labrador, which is considered by many as the land of the premiere wilderness camping experience in eastern North America. I came in a bit late for Bill Fitzhugh’s “ … Continue reading

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Snow Walkers’ Rendezvous, 2009 Part 1 of 3

Nov. 13-15  in Fairlee, Vermont on the grounds of the Hulbert Outdoor Center, a decades old historic camp on the shore of Lake Morey.  It sold out, as usual,  with 100 winter campers and a few snow walker wanna bees … Continue reading

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I’m Leavin’ On A Jet Plane

Just booked a plane flight from Maine to California for mid-April, 2010.  This sets in motion a cascade of events that will lead to my long distance backpack of the 2,656 mile Pacific Crest  Trail.  No sooner did I put … Continue reading

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America’s Wild Spaces: Appalachian Trail

The new full length  (50 minutes) documentary entitled America’s Wild Spaces: Appalachian Trail , on  National Geographic network TV,  premiered last night at 8 PM.   I  had to invite myself over to my friend Mike’s house to be able … Continue reading

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Dark Days Ahead

Now that it is dark by 5 PM, I have to make a shift in my exercise approach.  All those daylight hours made riding and hiking  easier in late afternoon and evening.  I’m now getting up as I usually do … Continue reading

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Maggie Nesciur: The Walker

http://www.nytimes.com/packages/html/nyregion/1-in-8-million/index.html#maggie_nesciur Ms. Nesciur, a waitress, walks up 20 miles a day within the heart of NY City. Beautiful brief video documentary in her own words. I would love to talk to her about why she called a cab after walking … Continue reading

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