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The White Mountains, Part 1: Gorham, NH - Crawford Notch, NH

(I’m currently in Manchester Center, VT, having hiked over 500 miles. The following post was written from N. Woodstock, NH, two weeks ago. I’m getting caught up on my blog posts. 2,095 more words

Appalachian Trail

Surprise, surprise! Back again!

Yes, I’m back, but this time with a slightly different mission.

I recently decided to look into the new Banting craze which has taken the world of food and weight loss by storm. 330 more words


Cairns, QLD

The gateway to Queensland’s tropical North, Cairns is a stylish city, which is also renowned for it its relaxed, tropical climate and laid back ambience – australia.com…

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Roughing It still Requires Doing it in Style

What I love about backpacking is its simplicity – the means to see exotic places at a fraction of the cost of staying in hotels and even backpacking lodges. 227 more words


Three Day, Two Night Backpacking Food Ideas

The first few times Tyler Brothers and I went backpacking, we had no idea how much food to bring, let alone what kind. After all, how hungry we are changes all the time. 1,131 more words


Philmont or Bust

The Trip

Our trip to Philmont Boy Scout Reservation was going to be 2 days of altitude acclimation in the Denver/Colorado Springs, Colorado area followed by a 1 day at Philmont base camp, 10 days on the trek on Philmont property then 1 day back at base camp and then home the next day. 789 more words


Hiking in the Natural World!

Welcome to the nature edition of Carpe Diem with Jake! A post dedicated to taking you outside of the comfortable modern city, and into the wilderness for activities like hiking, kayaking, trail running, climbing, biking, basically anything that gets you and me away from that cubicle and computer! 512 more words

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