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The End... (no spoilers)

Four weeks in and three hikes down.

I don’t mind telling you how this story will end because, like a good hike, the end is often the excuse for the journey.   312 more words

Adirondack Hiking

Recovery and Learning to Live With Risk

You are moving forward in your recovery when you feel uncomfortable and more alive at the same time.


What doesn’t kill you, still almost killed you.

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Mental Health

Winter Willows

Out skiing the trails through the willows looking for moose to photograph. No luck today but the winter sun and willows are a pleasure nonetheless.

the wilderness waits

“Wilderness has answers to questions we have not yet begun to ask.” ~Nancy Newhall


From Religion To Roadside Rakia: Macedonia’s Lake Ohrid

With a characteristic scratch of his sun hat, Dimitri took a seat at the front of the boat and we chugged away from the fishing town of Peshtani. 700 more words


The Day I Became Nature

The sun was beating on the outside of my tent, turning it into something like that of a sauna. The evening before was damp and the condensation was dripping down the inside walls. 2,997 more words


Southern Nantahala Wilderness

January 19, 2017

In 2016 a fire was intentionally set along the Tallulah River in Georgia. The area was in the midst of an unprecedented draught, without rain for months, the landscape tinder. 480 more words

Day Hikes