Monthly Archives: January 2010

Snow Walking, Snowshoes,Powder.

It was a chance to bask in the pleasure of walking in powder snow one more time, and was our best little hike so far this winter. Ryan and I decided to take advantage of the clear skies and head … Continue reading

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Hiking Related – physiology angle

Medical Miracle Nears a Milepost By JOHN BRANCH Published: January 20, 2010 Twelve years after brain surgery to alleviate epileptic seizures, Diane Van Deren is one of the world’s top endurance runners.

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Spinncycles and Snowshoes

My To-Do list is taking on the specter out of a Stephen King horror story. Yikes, my wife reminded me that I have 90 days or so before I start hiking in California. One thing that is coming along OK … Continue reading

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Some Bubbas Meet a New Friend

It was 20 degrees out, dark and overcast this morning . After eating a breakfast of espresso , scrambled eggs, bacon, and a pumpernickel bagel slathered with Queso’s own strawberry fig preserves, I was fueled up for a hike. The … Continue reading

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Backyard Wilderness: The New England Trail @ Backpacking Light

The Northeastern United States are a backpacker’s dream, with two National Forests, well over a thousand miles of hiking trails, and several hiking clubs that maintain those trails. Backpackers looking for short trips have dozens of options within a few … Continue reading

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Deer In the Dooryard

We had a big snow storm here this weekend.  Deer, deer everywhere.  The new snow makes it easier to see where they came from and what they are looking for. When I walked up to the road to get the … Continue reading

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Santa knew! Christmas 2009 gifts.

Here is what I got for Christmas this year: A carload of free coal on Dec. 24!  Mine for the taking, as long as I wore a bandana over my face to keep from choking on the dust, shoveled it … Continue reading

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