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Tag Archives: Adventure Travel
By Howard Meyerson Walk into any quality outdoor gear store these days and it’s likely you will find an overwhelming selection of packs for backpacking. There are big ones, small ones and middle-sized ones, too. Making the right choice isn’t … Continue reading
Perhaps you know of this man: Jim Wittaker, the first American to climb Mt. Everest. That American expedition took place nearly 50 years ago in 1963. Whittaker and his sherpa, Nawang Gombu, were the seventh and eighth ever to climb … Continue reading
By Howard Meyerson Jason Bratton and Ted Bentley have a lot in common. Each has an affinity for fat bikes, those heavy, bulbous-tired bicycles for sand and snow. Both love the outdoors, and each loves riding in winter. But perhaps … Continue reading
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By Howard Meyerson CHAMPION — This is moose country — wet and wild. There are deer, loons and mink, even bald eagles flying. And the night air here is punctuated by hooting owls. At 6,983 acres, Craig Lake State Park … Continue reading
By Howard Meyerson When Chris Schmidt puts on his helmet on Oct. 20, the 44-year-old technical translator and bike racer will have only one thing in mind: going fast and all-out. Schmidt will be one of 50 competitors at the … Continue reading
Reblogged from Hiking Angeles Forest: Our early afternoon arrival at Trail Camp corresponded with the appearance of dark storm clouds. The pattern the ranger and Scott spoke of for past days was holding true on this day too. Fortunately, off … Continue reading
I love this photo and its majesty of color. So calm. So peaceful. You can almost hear loons calling. But what about the campsite there on the rocks with the splash pool behind it? I suspect it is full of water from the last … Continue reading
Reblogged from I like photo..!: Now this is living!