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Appalachian Trail - All of Maryland - Day 4

The Plan:

Back in 2013, two buddies and I set out to hike Maryland in four days.  We did this mostly to enjoy our time on the trail, and didn’t do any big mile days, despite friendly terrain.   1,103 more words

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charlie's world makes a complete rotation

Even though I turn 26 next week, I’m re-living my youth through my newborn blog I created one year ago today. Established June 30th, 2014 in Portland, Oregon; publishing… 68 more words

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Backpacking Lessons Learned

My first segment on the PCT taught me a lot, but the most important was that you cannot beat the heat. My goal was Willamette Pass to McKenzie Pass, about 80 miles in 9 days. 936 more words

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Appalachian Trail - All of Maryland - Day 3

The Plan:

Back in 2013, two buddies and I set out to hike Maryland in four days.  We did this mostly to enjoy our time on the trail, and didn’t do any big mile days, despite friendly terrain.   866 more words

Outdoors.

Coyote Wall/The Labyrinth

May arrived and we were looking forward to getting out of Portland for our hikes. Living in the Pacific Northwest provides easy access to loads of trails in varied environments with a range of difficulty. 623 more words

Adventure

Sept 2013: Desolation Wilderness + Pyramid Peak

Belated post, but i’ll likely be playing catch up on some trips I want to record for awhile…

Desolation Wilderness is one of our favorite places for short backpacking trips, and we try to make it up there at least once every fall. 604 more words

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Surviving the Running of the Bulls in Spain

So, Pamplona? I mean let’s be honest, waking up at the crack of dawn, still drunk, to get chased down a narrow Spanish street by giant bulls!? 600 more words

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