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Bear Church Rock - Shenandoah National Park, VA

I was starting to wonder if I was ever going to make it out to the mountains before spring ended. We got our chance on May 16, 2015 when our cousin from Toronto came to visit. 101 more words


Crawford Notch, White Mountains, New Hampshire

“Are you familiar with the area?” the older gentleman asked.

“Yes I am” I replied, “How can I help you?”

“Do you know how I can get to the confluence of Nancy Brook and the Saco River?” I thought for a moment of poor Nancy Barton, a classic New England tale of love, betrayal and hypothermia. 2,593 more words


Quiraing, Scotland

What a great hike! The views along the way are just stunning. Because of the gusting winds getting up to 50mph, we were not able to do the complete hike along the top of the ridge. 212 more words


Distance not Steepness this time on the AT

Arriving at the trail access for our second AT hike, driving past the main lot, the overflow lot, and then finally finding  a spot in the second overflow lot — I was overwhelmed by the number of hikers to this area. 211 more words


Singing in the Rain

In the state of Colorado, rain is a welcome and occasional thing. We do pride ourselves (which is not ours to claim at all) on over 300 days of sunshine per year.  260 more words

Obsessed with OREGON

Words do not do justice to my new FAVORITE place on earth. But WAIT, I said in a previous post that it is a sin to pick one fave destination so let me just say that OREGON is right “up there” in my opinion. 129 more words


“Don't take a path if you love your shoes” in Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona

Three days and two nights. That was the plan for Tayrona. So the three days packed in our daypacks and the rest left in Santa Marta…. 823 more words