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Super Serious Everest Prep

The Half Dome Day Trek —  Trail Rated -VERY, VERY, VERY, VERY HARD  

Rising nearly 5,000 feet above Yosemite Valley and 8,800 feet above sea level, Half Dome is a Yosemite icon and a great challenge to many hikers and hard on the breathe-y lobes. 404 more words

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Dear Diary, I am...in Nepal.

I could have also named this blog, “The lazy girl’s guide to seeing Mt. Everest” because trust me, I didn’t go far, and the whole process was a whole lot easier than I thought. 1,410 more words


How Everest Base Camp Trekkers Die ...REALLY???

So, I’ve been doing my kind of intense Everest BC Trek research. (Yes, it’s an OCD-type sickness. Also, I hate surprises.) 

While plowing through the various “do-this, avoid that” type blog articles, I seemed to have stumbled across some alarming, yet interesting, information. 642 more words

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Snow, Arthur's Pass

Yes, here I am on my last day in Arthur’s Pass for this trip (if I am not snowed in) watching from the relative warmth as the rain turns to snow over the late morning. 1,445 more words


So, this is how it started...

I was thinking about making a travel scrapbook (I know. Don’t judge! I was really bored.) and while I was looking through various travel and vacation photos from the last couple of years, that was when I finally saw “IT.” Wow. 250 more words

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A Fine Healthy Serving of Useless Information, Open Wide Please

Let’s see if we can tie this together with a big rope, some bungee cords, a lot of yarn, and perhaps some pretty red ribbon: 587 more words