Monthly Archives: March 2016

My Birthday Weekend- Hiking The Hills

Exiting the car in the iced-over parking lot on Friday afternoon I decided to leave my Stabilicer traction devices in the vehicle.  My brother Roy was already walking on the multi-purpose trail and he shouted over, “No ice here” so … Continue reading

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2016 Backpacking Schedule- Uncle Tom’s Guided Adventures

Guided Backpacking Schedule 2016 June 7- July 6, 2016   Private backpacking trip August 15-19, 2016– Half of Maine’s Hundred Mile Wilderness Suitable to those with limited backpacking experience.  We will walk 50 miles of the Appalachian Trail on this remote … Continue reading

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Permission to Engage with the Landscape? Granted

Microadventures give me major satisfaction. These compressed experiences ignite interest in the wild spaces that surround our lives. Each morning, we wake, wash, dress, eat, and then work or play in mostly predictable patterns.  I spend my time mostly living … Continue reading

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Got Older, Got Better

It’s crazy! I am improving at biking, despite collecting Social Security. Strava tells me it’s so.  Strava is my favorite App. This one data set sums up my activity for 2015. I logged 406 hours of physical activity in 2015, … Continue reading

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Fitness Update: Jan-Feb 2016

How much persuasion do we need to expand our  lives? Yet another research summary from the Health section of the NY Times came into my in-box this week with yet another angle of evidence for getting up off the couch … Continue reading

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5 spaces left for my “Make Your Multifuel Backpacking Stove” workshop

One-night stove building workshop in Camden, Maine, 6-8:30 pm. Here is a picture of what the stove will look like: Further details about the stove itself are in this updated blog post from 2012. This post feature a video clip … Continue reading

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