Archives / 2012 / June

To the Belknaps for a day of goal-less wandering!

Camping & Backpacking / ZZBLOG POSTS

Sign overload: From none to many, the Belknaps now have plenty of somewhat confusing trail markers.   What do boy scouts, a Chinese church group and a firefighter all have in common? They have all been injured or have... Read More »

Why I Hike in Flip-Flops, and you Shouldn’t.

Camping & Backpacking / ZZBLOG POSTS

If you have a close friend, you tend to pick up their traits and characteristics.  Not physical characteristics (such as having your eyes go from brown to blue), but gestures, expressions, and personality traits.  It may not be consciously... Read More »

Monadnock, A Mountain For All Seasons

Monadnock, A Mountain For All Seasons

Camping & Backpacking / ZZBLOG POSTS

Just a few miles away from Eastern Mountain Sports headquarters sits the third most climbed mountain in the world. Followed only by Japan’s Mount Fuji and China’s Mount Tai is New Hampshire’s one and only Mt. Monadnock. It is... Read More »

A tribute to “The Most Interesting Man in Maine”

A tribute to “The Most Interesting Man in Maine”

Camping & Backpacking / ZZBLOG POSTS

I’m a big fan of the Dos Equis “Most Interesting Man in the World” ad campaign where a rugged older gentleman does everything from launch himself out of a moving airplane in a kayak to shooing a mountain lion... Read More »

Doing it all back home

Doing it all back home

Climbing / ZZBLOG POSTS

This trip to the Northeast was awesome with an array of duties to fulfill.  “Duties” as meetings at Eastern Mountain Sports and Sterling Rope, a little slideshow, bombing from one town to the next, and of course friends to... Read More »

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