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Mid Year Update from Uncle Tom’s Adventures – What’s Up?

With half of 2017 gone, there are six months of adventures still available for the rest of year. Here’s what’s on my plate right now: Finish up writing my first book! I have completed the writing and the editing process … Continue reading

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Day 1: Snow Walkers’ Rendezvous 2015

I’m back in Fairlee, Vermont to attend my favorite annual gathering of the year, The Snow Walker’s Rendezvous. The event consistently attracts 100 fans of winter foot travel, be it walking, hiking, snowshoeshoeing, or skiing. It runs from Friday night … Continue reading

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Two great presentations from the Snow Walker’s Rendezvous (Nov. 2014)

Two superb presentations took place in November at this year’s Snow Walker’s Rendezvous in Fairlee, VT. If you would like an overview of the whole Nov. program, I recommend tuning into Alex Gusev’s six minute YouTube video. Alex is handy … Continue reading

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Snow Walker’s Rendezvous – welcome to winter 2014

Last weekend, I attended the Snow Walker’s Rendezvous in Vermont . I experienced the weekend through a new lens-through the eye of a newly Registered Maine Guide.  Other Maine Guides were in attendance, including Master Maine Guide Tim Smith, and … Continue reading

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Snow Walkers’ Rendezvous 2014

I am presenting a talk in Vermont at this event, upcoming in November.. My talk/ photo display will be : Winter Walking the West: Preparing and Adapting for Snow Travel in the Sierras and the Rockies It’ a great weekend … Continue reading

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Tim Smith at Snow Walker’s Rendezvous

The 2013 edition of the Snow Walkers’ Rendezvous in Fairlee, VT was a superb.  Many tents were set up with wood smoke puffing out of 4″  stovepipes. Over 100 people attended the sold out weekend. We opted for a heated … Continue reading

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Day 2 Snow Walker’s Rendezvous

Big doings at the winter outdoor skills corral today. There were some impressive whole group presentations today. In the morning, Ed Belchner shared slides and stories from the early 1970’s in his program “40 Years into Nahmakanta by Snowshoe, Ski, … Continue reading

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Day 1 Snow Walkers’ Rendezvous

There are over twenty winter, heated tents housing the hardiest participants this weekend in Fairlee, Vermont. The event sold out again, with 100 of us in attendance. While it sound bracing, the keen eye will note woodsmoke emitting from some … Continue reading

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Snow Walkers’ Rendezvous 2011- Part 3 of 3

After breakfast on Sunday, I went to a workshop by Andy Williams  on How to Build A Sling Fireplace.  I’d never seen anything like this. There is nothing about this thing on the web, or at least my search’s results. … Continue reading

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Snow Walkers’ Rendezvous 2011- Part 2 of 3

I was up early to head over for the fresh coffee in the dining hall at 6 AM.  Luckily I found other early risers  that I really wanted to talk with- Linda Leckie, Don Kivelus, Bob Kimber, and Mike McClelland … Continue reading

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