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The snow’s gone- so are my studded mountain bike tires

I absolutely loved riding my Pugsley on the trails on and around Ragged Mountain today.  I have been waiting for this ride all winter- my first, where there’s solid ground is under my 4” wide tires instead of snow, ice, … Continue reading

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Originally posted on CARROT QUINN:
source: The Continental Divide Trail runs 2,800(ish) miles along the spine of the US, from the Mexican border in New Mexico to the Canadian border in Glacier National Park, Montana. The CDT is only…

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Backpacking Stories For Active Boomers – Uncle Tom: via

I submitted this article to more than 7 months ago. It just showed up  the front page of their e-magazine. Read the full story here–>> “Uncle Tom” Jamrog Receives the Triple Crown is a website dedicated to assisting … Continue reading

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Be carrying these things! Snow/Winter Day Hike Packing List

After taking advice from some readers, I put together some much needed items for my next winter day hikes. With four feet of snow and more coming, It’s serious business out there, especially on trails that have not been packed … Continue reading

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My Take: Mindfulness and Exercise

how mindfulness can jump start our exercise routines. <<—- I’m really disappointed in this article. It’s pretty weak science; self-report checklists about thinking about an action while at the same time as performing the action. Mindfulness, in the way it … Continue reading

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“A Walk in the Woods” premiers at Sundance

Originally posted on Grandma (Emma) Gatewood:
Last Friday was the premier of “Walk in the Woods” starring Robert Redford and Nick Nolte based on Bill Bryson’s book. Here are some of the reviews: Daniel Fienberg, Hitfix: “Surely there’s an audience…

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advice for the beginner Hiker on the Appalachian Trail

Originally posted on Joe's Junk Drawer:
the dawn of time I have backpacked since joining the Boy Scouts ( 1966…) and many of the things that I take for granted seem to fade into my own psyche until I see…

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