Monthly Archives: October 2013

Maine Huts and Trails- wrap up

My bunk room morphed up to warmer last night. The crew told me the building was so well insulated that a person’s body heat was often sufficient to turn things around.  The bunk houses are heated to around 60 degrees … Continue reading

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First time out on Maine Huts and Trails

Yesterday, I changed my plan to backpack up here when the weather report scared me. Last week’s unseasonably warm Indian Summer is history. It’s 1:30 in the afternoon and I’m here at the Maine Huts and Trails Flagstaff hut complex.     … Continue reading

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Uncle Tom’s 2013 Continental Divide Trail Journal, Part of Trail Journals’ Backpacking and Hiking Journals

Here’s the link to my updated Trailjournal. Today’s entry is my “1 month post hike” report. Uncle Tom's 2013 Continental Divide Trail Journal, Part of Trail Journals' Backpacking and Hiking Journals.

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Double the Workout, Double the Benefits? – NYTimes.com

Lengthen your life by four years with 30 minutes of exercise daily. Appears to be true ! Ask Well: Double the Workout, Double the Benefits? – NYTimes.com.

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Why is my Vitamin D level abysmal ?

In preparing for a physical, I took a blood test this past week. I was also curious about my levels after spending 5 months backpacking. I received a call from my doctor that indicated positive results in all bio markers … Continue reading

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Uncle Tom’s 2013 Continental Divide Trail Journal, Part of Trail Journals’ Backpacking and Hiking Journals

Here’s what it has been like at the 10 day mark, or ” 150 Days of Backpacking Vs. 10 Days Back At Home” Uncle Tom's 2013 Continental Divide Trail Journal, Part of Trail Journals' Backpacking and Hiking Journals.

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