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Weekly Wrap-Up: 9/1

So, Fall. It’s here. Halloween candy, excessive over-eating, big hairy spiders making webs across your doorway.

Despite all the wonderful things going on this time of year, there’s also the reality that as summer ends and winter is waiting and that… 1,304 more words

Rock Climbing

An amazing evening hike!

Yesterday evening a group of us went for an evening hike after work.  It was a really great evening, and we explored a hiking trail called… 193 more words


Wearing many hats

Originally published in the Black Diamond Bulletin, Fall 2012

By Ken Jensen

Ok, I’ll admit it. I’m not really a Labor Days kinda guy. I’m more of a Labor Day—see, no “s”—person. 884 more words



BLACK DIAMOND LABOR DAYS is a fun filled weekend of local community, music, parade, food and fun. Saturday – Free Movie & Doggie Days. Sunday – Music, vendors, kid’s games. 417 more words

Life On The Plateau

Gear Review: Black Diamond Trail Pro Shock Trekking Poles 8.5/10

I entered the world of backpacking and hiking through the window of trail running. I think this is the reason I was such a late adopter of trekking poles. 553 more words


The home of bricked fuel

Originally published in the Pacific Coast Bulletin, December 1, 1930

With these long winter nights coming on it might be timely to talk a little about briquets. 1,298 more words