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Local Adventures Way Down South

I’m known as Opie here in Austin. Opie is known for slinging a fishing pole over his shoulder, hopping on his bike, waving bye-bye to Aunt Bea, and heading off into the Mayberry’s countryside for local adventures. Ever since I … Continue reading

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Tom Jamrog on Channel 2 and 6 tonight at 7 PM

Rob Caldwell’s Maine-based TV news magazine “207” (named after Maine’s one and only area code) interviewed me at my kitchen table two weeks ago. Rob’s program will feature a conversation we had about adventures, walking for months on end at … Continue reading

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Ibex customer service rules!

Men’s woolies tights -replaced, again. I am hard on gear. I can find a company whose products are robust enough that I don’t break their stuuf, that’s great. It’s even greater when I do break stuff, and deal with a … Continue reading

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Lowest to Highest, a Backcountry Route from Badwater to Mt. Whitney, Part Two- Mystical Water Fortresses and an Unbound Freedom I Didn’t Know Existed | CARROT QUINN

Lowest to Highest, a Backcountry Route from Badwater to Mt. Whitney, Part Two- Mystical Water Fortresses and an Unbound Freedom I Didn’t Know Existed | CARROT QUINN<<– Part two becons.  She’s at it again.

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Midwest Winter Camping Symposium- my take

The big event on the shore of Sturgeon Lake in Minnesota was a huge success. My travel from Maine was originally scheduled in order for me to work in the vendor area at Don Kevilus’ Four Dog Stove booth. I … Continue reading

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A superb hike in Acadia National Park

After hiking some 8,000 miles of National Scenic trail in the past six years, I have a feel for the best segments of trail.  I found that yesterday, in Acadia National Park, 65 miles and 90 minutes away from my … Continue reading

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Walking the Trails Near Katahdin Lake – Baxter State Park

Our second full day at Katahdin Lake Wilderness Camps was so interesting. Last night I awoke to the sound of waves slapping against the sand beach below us.  I walked out on the porch to check it out and was … Continue reading

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