Category Archives: GPS

Strava and Suffer Scores, at Six Months

Goals matter.  At least they do to me! We’re half way through 2015. I have the data to prove it.  With an ever-present computer not far from our reach, it is relatively easy to get numbers.  For me, numbers count. … Continue reading

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Dark Night on Snowshoes

I just spent much more time snowshoeing than I cared to.  I planned to walk for about two and a half, but ended up putting in 5 hours in Camden Hills State Park, where unusually deep snow obscured the Sky … Continue reading

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1,000 mile Maine challenge completed !

Back in February, Carey Kish laid down a challenge that I decided to embrace- walking 1,000 miles in Maine in a calendar year. Here’s Carey’s original article about that idea. As Kish notes, ” Consider the enormous health and fitness … Continue reading

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Basic GPS setup via Starman

I carried a Garmin eTrex 30 for 5 months over 2500 miles in 2013 on my Continental Divide thru hike. I was not alone in relying on the device to find my way.  When I was preparing for the hike  … Continue reading

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Scoring Focaccia and Miles

Surprised at the continued presence of the ice and snow on the trails in Camden Hills State park. Normally I’m walking and biking the north side from Lincolnville.  Today I tried the Route 1 approach just to play it safe … Continue reading

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Mt. Abram, or is it Abraham? – awesome Maine hike

Ah, the warmth of summer! A check on the weather on the top of Mt. Washington this morning was sobering. Up there, at 6,288′ it was 32 degrees, with the wind holding steady at 52 MPH with gusts up to … Continue reading

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From video games to apps: Ryan Linn (AKA Guthook) turns love of hiking into a business — Business — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine

  Guthook is profiled in today’s Bangor Daily News.  He released his Camden Hills Hiking App, for iPhone, with plans for Android release.  I was involved with field-testing the App when Guthook and I were hiking the trails in Camden … Continue reading

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Guthook Hikes!: Introducing Guthook’s Hiking Guides

A major announcement from my hiking pal, Guthook! The man himself has been working in stealth mode, for over a year, on a group of backpacking projects: Guthook’s Hiking Guides. I  can attest to the precision, thoroughness, and ease-0f-use of  the … Continue reading

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GPS: getting better !

Today I rode my bicycle from my house down to Camden to buy a coffee to put in my water bottle and a half-dozen bagels at the Bagel Shop. Then I rode over to buy a Sunday paper at the … Continue reading

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