Category Archives: Other Adventures

Calories & Hiker Hunger

I have no idea how many calories I will need to walk all day with the additional weight of a backpack. I could start with what I eat now but that’s tough because I have to confess I get a … Continue reading

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Prepare to Walk

I don’t walk much.  I’d like to walk more; our grocery store is less than 2 miles from our home and my only excuse is time.  I DO park as far away from store entrances as possible in the most … Continue reading

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The Long Walk

“… I see an unexpected benefit of thru-hiking. It is an escape from me. It is a forced simplification of my life; being on the trail limits the opportunities for me to pull myself in multiple directions.” David “AWOL” Miller … Continue reading

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The California Fitness and Weight Loss* Bicycle Tour

I arrived in San Diego from Boston on November 6 and immediately flew out November 8 to bike down the coast of California. My goal was to gain fitness after not riding much the previous 2 months in New Hampshire … Continue reading

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Mt Washington Cog Railway

Gorgeous, mellow, fall foliage day to climb Mount Washington via the Cog Railway and my 5th way to the top of the rock pile after hike, bike, drive and snow cat. Nice day to spend with my man.  

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The Appalachian Trail

WHY “When the decision finally came, it was an epiphany. No way was I going to allow myself to settle into an ordinary life because it was the easy thing to do. I didn’t want to be pigeonholed, defined by … Continue reading

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The Great Lobstah Hunt Bicycle Tour

Summary of The Great Lobstah Hunt Bicycle Tour Tour days: 7 Miles ridden: 515 Total elevation: 32,745 Lobstah Shacks: 4 Lesson learned: order fresh, boiled lobstah and forget lobstah rolls! Taste of Maine: locals call this restaurant “Waste of Maine” … Continue reading

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