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3 Passes Everest Trek: Part III

Our trip is winding down. Dad is thankful to retreat to lower elevation where a cough he’s developed can subside, though the next week of downhill will have no mercy on our knees. 1,849 more words


English Bay too crowded? Take a walk along Vancouver's beautiful Spanish Banks

All year round, locals and visitors alike head flock to many of Vancouver’s accessible walking trails to take a quick break from the urban hub. So many of us head out in fact that English Bay can feel awfully crowded and noisy on a sunny day. 162 more words


Wet but not Cold Fells

12 & 13 April 2016
On a recent trip to Broughton-in-Furness, where we stay at Richard’s favourite real ale pub (and a regular winner of CAMRA awards) The Manor Arms, we decided to do a mix of Outlying Wainwrights and Richard’s remaining Wainwrights. 1,747 more words


Siouxon Rhymes with Tucson

A few cracked pavement curves past an hour from Portland, hikers can find an easy trail meandering up one of the prettiest creek drainages in the Cascades.  708 more words

General Hiking

Pilgrim unprepared...

It’s 10.30pm in St Jean Pied de Port, the starting point of the French Way of the Camino de Santiago. I should already be sleeping. But a stuffy nose and jitters are keeping me up. 195 more words



No.28  Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

Although I didn’t have my backpack, bear whistle or hiking boots, Miller and I did a 3.7 mile loop around the gardens and meadows of Monticello.  83 more words