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Hiking and backpacking adventures, random thoughts and ideas about anything, and (mostly true) stories about places I've been and people I've met.

5 Lessons from Heavy to Lightweight Backpacking

May 13, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
5 Lessons from Heavy to Lightweight Backpacking Backpacking excited me. I had done many day hikes, including the highest peaks in Colorado. But there was something about experiencing the wilderness in a multi-day adventure that had such a strong attraction for me. It reminded me of my younger days… much younger days as a Boy Scout. I slept in a c...
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Thru-Hikes, a Rite of Passage

April 07, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Thru-Hikes, a Rite of Passage An aboriginal boy in his early teens becomes a man by going on a journey, a walkabout, living in the wilderness for months. This is his spiritual and traditional transition into manhood. A young Native American ventures off to a sacred place chosen by the elders and prays in search of a vision that will help define p...
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Hiking The Colorado Trail – The Planning

March 14, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Hiking The Colorado Trail – The Planning Nine hundred years before Christ patted the earth with his sandals, a guy in Greece, an historian by the name of Hesiod I’m told, first penned the phrase, “… moderation is best in all things.” Then some English guy, Chaucer, trying to be clever among his fellow countryman 1500 years later, said it in a way...
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