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My main sleeping bag. 10 years old and close to 9,000 miles and hundreds of nights on the trail. Big stamp of approval.

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“November 20th BEHOLD, NOW AS EVER “If you’ve seen the present, you’ve seen all things, from time immemorial into all of eternity. For everything that happens is related and the same.” —MARCUS AURELIUS, MEDITATIONS, 6.37

The events that will transpire today are the same as the things that have always occurred. People living and dying, animals living and dying, clouds rolling in and rolling out, air sucked in and sucked out, as it has for … Continue reading

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Book !

The softcover book lists for $ 28.95, with 286 pages, including 34 pages of full color photos. Most pages have two photos.  Originally written on my iPhone, additional dialogue and background was added. Over 50 hours of professional editing completed … Continue reading

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Snowalkers Rendezvous 2017 ! 

I’m looking forward to presenting Friday night at the Snowalkers Rendezvous in Vermont in November. Great weekend experience! “Walking Matters”- From the ages of 57 – 64, “Uncle Tom” thru-hiked four National Scenic Trails. Tom reviews the latest research on … Continue reading

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Heading up to the North Maine Woods

Looking forward to checking out Namakhanta Lake Wilderness Camps for the Columbus Day weekend. The fall foliage is moderate, and 70% full. NLWC has been on my list for years. I love checking out the old sporting camps, and this one … Continue reading

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East Coast Trail : Day 14 Maddox Cove to Blackhead (Last day)

  9.5 miles Bad Influence and I paid $30 each for the shuttle from the Cappahayden back to Wild Roses B & B just outside St. John’s yesterday. This is the last day before we catch our flights back to … Continue reading

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AT Crushed: ‘Stringbean’ Sets Both Speed Records

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Day 11 East Coast Trail:  navigation by drone

Start: Long Will Campsite. End Aquaforte. 14 miles Here are some photos from this amazing day of hiking oceanside.   We scored a breakfast at mid morning.   At noon, we encountered a young German couple who told us that … Continue reading

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Day 10 East Coast Trail: roaring ocean soundtrack 

Roaring Cove Campsite to Long Will Campsite 38,900 steps via Fitbit.   14.5 miles      Dark and stormy skies opened the day. Today’s path was described by the map as “Difficult to strenuous” and the walking certainly reflected that. We made … Continue reading

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