Category Archives: hiking

Snowstorm+Strava=Microadventure !

I got another nudge from my son Lincoln this week. The Jamrog guys ( plus Stephanie, my one and only daughter-in-law) all use the Strava app.  If you don’t know about it, you should.  I don’t care about the competitive … Continue reading

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When is a fitness myth not a fitness myth?

I’m frustrated with the deluge of information that is channeling into my  computer and phone. Even with my ability to filter out “disinformation” , plenty of stuff slips by to leave me scratching my head, wondering how to make sense … Continue reading

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Searching For Old Roads

This month I’ve had the fortune to join three fellow Lincolnville, Maine residents on two exploratory hikes where we walked where old footsteps, carriage wheels tracks, and hoof prints achieved a degree of frequency that was sufficient to establishing primitive … Continue reading

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Uncle Tom’s EZ Gift Guide for Hikers

Wondering what gift to get that walker, hiker, or budding adventurer at this giving time of year?  Here are my suggestions for ten things that might be just the ticket, choices which won’t stress the pocketbook too much. First off … Continue reading

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“How bad do you really want to walk?”

“How bad do you really want to walk?”   -I felt like asking, in response to a question posed to V8 and Auntie Mame,  The Trekking Twins, at their well-attended Lincolnville ( ME) Public Library presentation “Twins Talk Trail”  two nights … Continue reading

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Midcoast Maine Day Hike: The Great Disappointment (1844 revisited)

Just before day break on Oct. 22, I drove up the Maiden Cliff Road to join Rosey Gerry and three other men at 6:30 AM to follow the footsteps and wagon wheel ruts of a group of heavenly-focused Lincolnville residents … Continue reading

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An Adventure Across and Around Katahdin Lake – Baxter State Park

The huge battering wind that awoke me yesterday in my bunk here at Windy Pitch camp at Katahdin Lake Wilderness Camps is gone this morning. In its place is the sound of gently falling rain, a total surprise, given the … Continue reading

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