Another Welcome Hiker!

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Amanda Machado adds her voice to the growing chorus of women of color claiming their place in the rugged outdoors. via Women of Color Are Blazing New Paths on Old Trails — Longreads

Three Reasons to Keep On Hiking as I Approach Ninety

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We have 613 miles of trails in our Carson National Forest, most of which are within a few minutes drive of my front door. Virtually all are only a little over an hour away. And these trails range in difficulty … Read More

Geezer Hiking When We Least Feel Like It!

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Geezers like me often have a lot of drag on the “get-up-and-go.” More than we did when we were young buckaroos. This old geezer has many-drags on his “get-up-and-go ‘ because of his meds. I have four medications that are … Read More

What Can We Geezers Learn About Dying?

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  At my age, the realization of how few days I have left reminds me daily of how perishable this body is. While I doubt there are many who’ve more belief in a spiritual afterlife than me, I still wonder if … Read More

Four Tips for How Geezers Can Find Their Most Comfortable Hiking Pace

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One annoying thing about hiking with younger hikers is trying to adjust to their hiking pace. It took me awhile to figure out how to deal with this. But now I’ve got it down to a comfortable pace. And no … Read More

A Geezer’s Week on the Trails

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I sometimes surprise myself. As I turned the page of last week’s calendar I can’t help notice what a great week it was on the trails. Can I say it modestly, that I missed only one day of hiking this past week? … Read More

Five Tips for Buying Hiking Boots

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I’ve been hiking for close to 85 years already and have worn out at least a dozen pair of hiking boots. I’ve heard a lot of hype about buying “the perfect hiking boot.” Most is interesting but not very useful. … Read More

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