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Ain't It Grand?

One would (and should) approach a hike to a place called Grand Park with high expectations.  We were not disappointed. 1,010 more words


St. Louis County Parks: Cliff Cave Edition

Did you know that the St. Louis County park system has at least forty parks? You’d have to visit one just about every weekend for an entire year to experience them all. 857 more words


Weltz Park

No.43  Weltz Park

Wow! Hike 43 was such a pleasant surprise!  I have been really busy at work and with extra-curricular activities lately that fitting in a hike (let alone blogging about them) has been hard if I don’t want to wake up at 4:30am!  205 more words


Karl Meltzer Is On Track To Break Applachian Trail Speed Record

Just over a year ago Scott Jurek broke the Appalachian Trail speed record in bottle popping fashion atop Maine’s Mount Katahdin and now his former teammate is looking to share the glory by shattering the record himself. 159 more words


Life begins after Ironman

I’m living life day by day training for a finish line. But what begins after that finish? Where does my life take me? How does life begin? 272 more words

Trail Review: Laurel Highland Hiking Trail (LHHT)

The Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail (LHHT) is a 70 mile backpacking/hiking footpath located in Western PA.  It stretches from the swift whitewaters of the Youghiogheny River in Ohiopyle, PA, to the beautiful Conemaugh Gorge near Seward, PA.   579 more words


The Frozen Otter - a description

​I have this tendency to get my mind set on something and then totally obsess over it. It’s not all bad, though. This is what got me to hike across America. 1,114 more words