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Nesmith Point

With the remnants of Typhoon Songda sending a series of storms over the Pacific Northwest we were wondering what kind of conditions we’d be hiking in as we headed out to the Columbia Gorge for our 56th hike of 2016. 1,038 more words


Gear Review: Katabatic Sawatch

Over the years, I’ve been asked repeatedly to write about the items in my backpack, especially those I’ve had problems with or have found that I’d rather not live without.   743 more words


Hiking the Kuilau Trail

Another great eastside Kaua‘i trail is the Kuilau Trail, which starts on the right side of Kuamo‘o Road, about 100 feet (30 meters) before arriving at  1,108 more words


Rossett Pike via Rossett Gill Direct

Tue 27 Sep 2016
Another trip to get one of Richard’s remaining Wainwrights – he just has 4 left now… As is usual, halfway through the walk we split up as I wanted to do Rossett Gill proper. 1,622 more words


Tarantula Mating Season, Santa Barbara County

No photos on this blog have ever been staged, but in the interest of honesty I’d like to note that this tarantula, found walking a few yards away, was placed atop this branch in order to allow a better snapshot. 775 more words


Namhanseong (남한산성)

A few weeks back I made a short trip out of Seoul to Namhan Mountain Fortress, or Namhansanseong in Korean. Being a Vermonter, my roots are in the country. 616 more words