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Barefoot Hiking above 10,000 feet (3048 m) in the Eastern Sierra Nevada's Little Lakes Valley

We recently spent a few days camping along Rock Creek in the Eastern Sierra Nevada. The Little Lakes Valley trail was drier than I’ve seen in the past, but there was still a beautiful wildflower display. 142 more words

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32 miles barefoot hiking/running below the Rim at the Grand Canyon . . . but I never made it across

I just returned from a wonderful two weeks at the Grand Canyon . . . the first ten days at the South Rim for an intensive Wilderness First Responder certification course (80 hours of combined classroom and practice) and the final days at the North Rim for some unwinding time–that class was tough! 663 more words

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The Benefits of Barefoot Hiking

Mark Stehlik graduated cum laude from Bates College with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy. When he is not serving as program director at Camp Glen Brook in Marlborough, New Hampshire, Mark Stehlik enjoys hiking, rock climbing, and enhancing his naturalist skills. 117 more words

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Another race, another cancellation, another approach

Last November I entered two trail races: a half-marathon in April, and a 50k in June. When heel pain struck, I cancelled the first race, but was able to run 12 miles on my own just a few weeks later. 660 more words

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