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Bob Open gear talk

For the most part, the gear I used to cross the Bob this year worked well.  This is the sixth trip in as many years I’ve done through similar terrain around this time of year, so if I haven’t yet found a good system yet I’m just not paying attention.  660 more words


Manker Flats to Baldy Ski Hut

This hike will take you half way to Mt San Antonio (Baldy) summit via the Baldy bowl trail and along the way you will pass San Antonio Falls.   247 more words


Day 3-4: Owls in Oxford/Serendipity

While in London, I met Felix, a grad student studying there, and mentioned my plans to visit Oxford. He’d never been and was free that day, so we decided on a whim that he’d come along. 759 more words


No place I'd rather be!

Apologies in advance for this really long update! Blogging has been placed on the back burner since the trail has gotten more and more fun since my last post, now over 300 miles ago! 1,836 more words


Week 10: Fun and a Little Hiking

Total Miles: 655.6

Miles This Week: 90.1

Location: Chestnut Ridge to The Captain’s

The Good: I had a great week back on the trail. Even though I didn’t get in all the miles I wanted I feel like all the time spent not hiking was totally worth it. 289 more words

Appalachian Trail

Mountain Weather

Before I forget the important details, herewith is an account of our recent trip to the mountains. Our strategy was to take advantage of the drought crisis and get in an early backpacking trip with the mid-summer-like conditions in the Sierra. 2,449 more words