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Conley Cabin - Spring Break 2018

We’d heard of people renting PATC (Potomac Appalachian Trail Club) cabins for years, but it wasn’t until last year, when I was in the throes of planning my first backpacking trip with friends and buying up all the necessary gear, that we decided to finally try it for ourselves. 544 more words


What Is The Origin Of (173)?...

The whole shebang

Often in these etymological excursions I find that a word just seems to spring up into common usage, seemingly from nowhere, and there is little in the way of consensus as to where it came from. 569 more words


Roughing It

“The air up there in the clouds is very pure and fine, bracing and delicious. And why shouldn’t it be?–it is the same the angels breathe.”
― Mark Twain


Effigy Mounds

This could be the location of this upcoming Saturdays show. This amazingly picturesque places in the Mississippi valley. This sacred ground should definitely be a destination stop on one of your upcoming road trips. 32 more words

Day Trip To Tennessee

Cameron took a trip to Leoma Tennessee. This great small town is located 9 hours south east of the Quad Cities, and just one hour south of Nashville on the TN, AL border. 29 more words

New River Gorge Bridge

The New River Gorge Bridge is an absolutely breathtaking site to see! Located just 10 hours north east of the quad cities this national attraction is a must see. 19 more words

What’s Your Outdoor Type?

People who spend time outdoors have to love nature. The good – beautiful views, glimpses of shy wildlife, exploring somewhere few people have been; The bad – days without a shower, pesky insects, inclement weather. 364 more words