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Chalked Up Pockets and Pizza Every Night: A Few Days at the Red River Gorge (Photos)

During my 8 hour drive from Raleigh, I counted two breaks to pee, sixteen “Friends of Coal” bumper stickers, four power plants, and three play-throughs of… 463 more words


5 Tips for a better RRG Adventure

Tip #1: Follow the Sun

(Hint: It’s not too hard, He’s got a pretty regular schedule.)

On Top Indian Arch Ridge

Dawn on Courthouse Rock… 106 more words


Climbers from Mumbai, India in the Red River Gorge

Franco Linhares, Anushka Kalbag, and Neerav Desai recently stayed at Land of the Arches in order to climb “The Red.”

Franco started climbing in 1982 when he joined a mountaineering club called “Girivihar.” “Giri” means “mountain.” “Vihar” means “to roam.” Girivihar is one of the oldest climbing clubs in Mumbai, dating back to 1954. 612 more words

The Eclipse, the Full Moon, and other Celestial Happenings

There are, to be sure, so many things that happen in our world that seem mysterious and awe inspiring. The solar eclipse in one of them. 313 more words

Field Notes #2: Shippin' Out in a Silver Bullet


I’ve moved. My eighteen year old sedan, who I’ve affectionately named Sylvia the Silver Bullet, is blessed with rickety suspension, an insistent check engine light, and moody air conditioning. 823 more words


Trail Talk

This past weekend we celebrated Ben’s 27th birthday.

I finally gave in and joined him for a two day backpacking trip. Don’t get me wrong here –  I’d do anything for him – backpacking just isn’t the most appealing thing to me. 2,545 more words