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emperor's new clothes

Call this a niche-post, because it will only interest those who ache to slip into something less comfortable and spend a frigid night alone in the woods, grinning like a loon while gnawing on crunchy mouthfuls of poorly rehydrated pasta bolognese, spending the weekend walking through country that makes your legs want to drop off.   867 more words

Random Thoughts

Walking on White: South Lake Tahoe

Goal: Snowshoe day hike to Cathedral Lake in South Lake Tahoe (typically 4.4 miles roundtrip on foot)
Reality: Made it somewhere halfway (hiked about 5 miles total) 255 more words

Hike 10: Neff's Canyon

Hike 10
3 miles
Neff’s Canyon

I joined up with my local Hike it Baby moms for a snow hike into Neff’s Canyon. It lies just south of Big Cottonwood Canyon and is a pretty steady uphill hike the whole way to the sign where we turn around and head back. 153 more words


March 6, 2016: Return to Lockes Hill

One place you’ll probably see frequently on this blog is Lockes Hill. I hiked it nearly every weekend in July and August last year. While I plan to mix things up a little bit more this year, Lockes is where I will go when I need to just get out there and get a quickie hike in. 593 more words

Gilford NH

February 21, 2016: Mt. Rowe

After spending all of last weekend indoors due to sub-zero temps, I was really looking forward to getting back out on the trails. Since it was on my hiking “to-do” list, and I wanted something nearby, I chose Mt. 1,136 more words

Belknap Range

Deaths, Rescues, And Trail Closures

It might be helpful if more of us (myself included) who post hiking photos or write about our hiking experiences told more stories about when and why we turn back sometimes prior to reaching our planned destinations. 1,778 more words


January 24, 2016: Mt. Roberts

Oh, what a gloriously beautiful day!

While my friends and family in the mid-Atlantic states were getting buried in three feet of snow yesterday, all we had in central New Hampshire was clouds, cold, and a little wind – not one single flake. 939 more words