Three Tips for Geezer Hikers

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Taos is where most retirees are outdoorsmen (and frequently outdoorswomen) So you’d expect we hikers to know the ropes from our years of hiking and skiing. But what about the rest of you who are occasional hikers — or just … Read More

Hikers’ Touching Sentiments On the Appalachian Trail

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Here’s a hiking tear-jerker. Dozens of AT hikers do it for Paul. I doubt you can watch this video without feeling the sentiments these hikers gave to Australian hiker, Paul’s dream to hike end-to-end on the Appalachian Trail. Thanks to … Read More

Hiking With My Flatlander Friends and Their Love of Taos Trails

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Most visitors want to hike when they come to Taos. On Thursday it was Jack Connell, his friend Mark and Mark’s son, Brian who came up from Fort Worth.   Jack had us stopping to look at the scenery. “You … Read More

Sunday Hike in Taos, New Mexico

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We wanted to have a whack at connecting a loop of two trails from river to rim in the Rio Grande Gorge from the Taos Junction Bridge out along the rim and back down.  We had each hiked sections of … Read More

Quirky Taos Hiking Weather

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See that sky in the header.  It’s a Taos sky — sunshine and rain.   A friend says that when the weather service predicts rain in Taos with a percentage of probability, it doesn’t mean the probability that it is … Read More

Women Walking Dogs On the Hiking Trails

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Finding My Way – Both on the Trail and In My Head   I was feeling energetic so I chose a bit more strenuous trail this morning. Besides, I’ve a cramping in my calf muscle. So this trail, being steeper … Read More

Boomer Hikers Enjoying the Santa Barbara Trail

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Yesterday my friend, Dennis Robins, and I hiked into the first stream-crossing on the West Fork of the trail, had lunch and were ambling back out. We bumped into a bouncy bunch of Boomers out for a Labor Day Weekend of … Read More

Is Your Dog Part Wolf?

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OK, Enough About My Dog, Tessa! And dogs on hiking trails How about a new film about dogs and their wolf ancestors? Yes, we found a BBC film, A Man and His Dogs, on Netflix streaming. Martin Clunes from BBC’s Doc Martin, … Read More

Hiking Rio Grande Gorge Today

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  Nice Geezer five-mile hike in the Rio Grande Gorge   My friend Brandon was kind enough to hike with me.  I have no idea how he does it. He’s much taller, meaning his legs are longer enabling his pace to be … Read More

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