Monthly Archives: October 2012

“Rush of adrenaline at Camden Snow Bowl”

One local trail was featured in the statewide Portland Press Herald this week.  Since the 3″ deluge two weeks ago, and Hurricane Sandy today, I thought I’d post an update about local mountain biking conditions, but first read the article … Continue reading

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Darkness and the deer hunters

You’d think that I’d be packing a headlamp after writing about night hiking in the the past two blog entries-  But no. I’ve been hiking some Friday afternoons with my friend Frank for the past few months, and took him … Continue reading

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Guthook Hikes! : Charge It Up

Yesterday I re-posted Hiking in the Dark,  My hiking pal, Guthook, must have been thinking the same as the daylight winds down here in New England.  He just blogged about headlamp details- battery strategy, best source for rechargeable AA’s , … Continue reading

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Hiking in the Dark

From time to time I report content from other sites that support the direction of my own blog. Section Hiker is one of those places where good ideas (and sometimes good deals, and give-aways) are the standard. I recently bought … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning at the Church of Two Wheels

Most Sunday mornings find me connecting my soul to the expansive universe – on a bicycle. Today saw the last of the peak foliage here in coastal Maine, and what better a day to view the finality of color than … Continue reading

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My review- “Becoming Odyssa: Adventures on the Appalachian Trail”

Becoming Odyssa: Adventures on the Appalachian Trail by Jennifer Pharr Davis My rating: 5 of 5 stars The author received the National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Award for 2012, holds the current speed record holder for thru-hiking Appalachain Trail … Continue reading

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Where the Wild Things are – Adam Bradley goes 4700 miles!

From time to time I post from other peoples’ blogs related to hiking, biking, and the outdoor experience.  Here’s one with content that stands out above and beyond what you’d expect. On October 5, I posted an entry about my … Continue reading

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Pugsley’s Fall Spectacle

I took another foray into bicycling improvisation today. I was all set to ride with the Bubbas tonight, as I try to do most every Tuesday and Thursday nights, however, this week, it’s officially dark when we ride, so I … Continue reading

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Last Night’s Stove Workshop Filled !

I’d like to thank Tim Dresser and his Five Towns’ Adult Education Department for providing a means for 7 people to build their own multi-fuel backpacking stoves last night in Camden, Maine. We reviewed the history of these types of … Continue reading

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Day 4 at Baxter state Park- Wassataquoik Stream Trail

Frigid cold greeted our exit out of the park today. The loud drops of rain that I heard falling on the bunkhouse last night had turned the upper elevations white, with the snow line starting at 2,900 feet. I’m not … Continue reading

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