Category Archives: Other Adventures

Hiking the AT South: Days 11 – 28

Trail Name: Haiku Summary: Day 11, July 19: Bald Mtn Pond Lean-to, 17.9 miles Day 12, July 20: Sterling Inn, 18.4 miles Day 13, July 21: Harrison’s Pierce Pond Camp, Nero 4.0 miles Day 14, July 22: Safford Notch Campsite, … Continue reading

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Hiking the AT South: Days 0 – 10

Trail Name: Haiku Summary: Day 0, July 8: Travel to Millinocket, Maine Day 1, July 9: Katahdin, Hunt (AT) and Abol Trails, 10 miles, AT mile 5.2 Day 2, July 10: Stealth camp Rainbow Pond, 17.8 miles, AT mile 23 … Continue reading

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Rain Training

My training goal yesterday was to walk 10 miles through Camden Hills State Park. In the rain. (We’re here for an AMC Italy bike tour group reunion). I was glad it was raining because I wanted to experience walking while … Continue reading

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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 – Landaff & NYC

I don’t walk much.  I’d like to walk more; our California 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 … 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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