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Hiking Mt Tallac for the best view of Lake Tahoe

This is a post about our past hike to the summit of Mt Tallac during our trip to the Reno-Lake Tahoe area back in July 2013. 678 more words

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My First Peak and That Obscure Feeling

I don’t know how it started. It’s like a viral funny cat video on the internet that shared and liked by thousands of people, and most of my Facebook friends. 617 more words

Mt Talamitam

Whanganui to Mount Lees Reserve. Roads, roads, roads.

​Day 55. Whanganui – Koitiata. 31km. Total 1406km.

I take my time this morning. Tea, yoghurt with banana, coffee, tomatoe with feta. At 9am I say goodbye to Liz who is going to New Plymouth today to visit a friend. 718 more words

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The best headrest is a clean conscience

Do you sleep well in your own bed at home? How about under the stars, listening to wolf howls and bears sniffing at your feet? 634 more words

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San Diego Trans-County Trail Gear List.

I’m starting my thru hike of the San Diego Trans-County Trail on Tuesday!

This trail is about 155 miles long and goes from the the Salton Sea in Southern California, through the Anza-Borrego Desert, into the actual city of San Diego and ends at the Pacific Ocean near Torrey Pines. 422 more words

Ribbon Creek

Ribbon Creek is a 20 KM Hike in Kananaskis Country, Alberta.  I have chosen “Moderately Challenging” mostly due to length.   At about the point where I was beginning to wonder if I was ever going to find the end I happened to come across a couple that had spent the night at the backcountry campground who was kind enough to tell me that I only had “about ten minutes more”   A large portion of this trail follows ribbon creek on an incline that is so gradual you barely feel it.   212 more words

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Biking The Cardamoms Day 4: O Saom

And on the fourth day, I awoke to the sounds of roosters crowing practically inside my inner ear. I tried, in vain, to stay asleep until my 5:30am alarm, but by 5 in the morning I had to give it up as a lost cause. 1,203 more words

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