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FLASHBACK: The Old Forest

Originally published on October 8, 2012, The Old Forest was one of the first two or three posts ever to appear on this humble mash of a site. 1,697 more words


Trail magic 

Just recently I had the pleasure to learn about trail magic and I will go into detail of this came about in a later post. The subject deserves a post all of its own, and I don’t want to distract from a special message. 1,379 more words


Sky Lakes Wilderness via Nannie Creek

Date: 10/22/16
Hike Difficulty: tough with all the snow
Hike Length: 4.01 mi RT
Elevation Gain: 643 ft
Highest Point: 6096 ft
Time: 1 hr 33 mins… 301 more words



Fuji-san is the highest mountain in Japan and also a holy place for traditional Japanese. A hike on this mountain is seen as a pilgrimage every Japanese needs to do once in his life. 54 more words


Crazy Foreigner

That’s me, combining a business trip on Friday with a weekend in the mountains. And “Crazy Foreigner” was the comment by my Japanese colleagues, who could not understand that you combine work and travel. 18 more words


Hiking is Life. Life is Hiking.

Hiking is a bit like life: The journey only requires you to put one foot in front of the other…again and again and again. And if you allow yourself opportunity to be present throughout the entirety of the trek, you will witness beauty every step of the way, not just the summit. 226 more words

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