Hiking with My Dog Tessa

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  Tessa’s a Man’s Dream. She loves being with me almost as much as she loves hiking. When I lie in bed a little late, Tessa jumps in and licks my face to tell me it’s time to go hiking. She … Read More

HikaNation: Hiking Across America

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How about a Coast to Coast Hiking Trail? Some years ago a few of us got together and had an idea that a hiking trail across America would provide an unequalled opportunity to slowly see our great nation in all … Read More

Another Memorable Trail Moment

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My Spiritual Side of Mountaineering   I climbed and camped in the “high peaks” that summer with a few groups of rock climbing friends from the ‘Gunks. I spent from April through October climbing in California, Washington, Oregon, Wyoming, British Columbia … Read More

Best Times of My Life

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I’ll confess right up front. I am an obsessive hiker. I was on my first overnight as a twelve-year-old Boy Scout. I was an avid hiker as an adult, week-ending as often as possible year round. And I still hike at eighty-eight. … Read More

Campfires Are So Alluring!

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Isn’t there something romantic? , , , about sitting with friends around a campfire, our faces aglow from flickering flames, our voices joined in song. And doesn’t just the word, “campfire,” bring out the story-telling impulse from deep within us? I’m reminded of a couple … Read More

Dogs on Hiking Trails

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A dog  attacked our dog, Tessa, on our daily hike this morning. I had put Tessa on leash as the hikers approached. But their dog was not on a leash. In fact, the owners did not even have a leash … Read More

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