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Oldest Operating Lifts in the US & Canada

1. Single Chair, Mad River Glen, VT – 1948 American Steel & Wire Single Chair

The single chair at MRG still has its original towers and terminal structures but everything else was replaced by Doppelmayr CTEC in 2007.   563 more words


White Pass to Chinook Pass

A Girl and Her Dog

This next section is about a girl conquering her fears—namely, her fears of (1) being alone, (2) being alone in the dark, and (3) being alone in the dark whilst camped in the wilderness with only a flimsy 2 ½ pound tent (and a one year old puppy) to protect her from the wild beasts that roam in the night.  1,628 more words


A Tale of Two Rides: Touring Skagway by Train and Bike

I didn’t really know what to expect when it came to the coastal towns of the Alaskan Panhandle. In fact, I barely did any research before I set sail for the great white North (so unlike me). 492 more words

North America

Saturday, August 8, 2015, Mile 2299: On the Trail Again

At Pipe Lake, Mile 2299

First thing this morning, Steve and I headed back south, again with Top Pot donuts, for my great return. We distributed the wealth to some very happy hikers. 644 more words

PCT 2015

Thursday, July 30, 2015, Mile 2292: White Pass Zero

At White Pass, Mile 2292

Got up this morning, and it was pretty clear that my leg wasn’t better. I went down to the store, had a heaping plate of biscuits and gravy, and decided to take a zero. 348 more words


Wednesday, July 29, 2015, Mile 2292: Kracker Barrel

At White Pass, Mile 2292

I got up at 5. Today’s goal, of course, was the Kracker Barrel, 13 miles and 2000 feet; my resupply box was there, and they closed in the late afternoon. 597 more words


PCT Day 143, White Pass to mile 2312

Day 143

White Pass to mile 2312, 20 miles

Cost: Camped, free

Today was wet, cold and pretty miserable.

We woke up to the sound of rain, looked outside and it was grey. 425 more words