Friday Faves 1/19/2018

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Wahoo, TGIF! In honor of the Women’s March this Sunday, it’s all about the ladies today! These are just a few of my favorite articles and links this week. Enjoy them.  Then GET OUTSIDE! BBC The latest woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize was actually not quite a woman yet by some standards at […]

Nature: Do We Really Believe It Is For Everyone?

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It is no secret that our national parks, monuments, trails and other places of nature are being accessed at an increasing rate as many discover the beauty of these outdoor spaces, often to the detriment of the land they occupy.  People who have been enjoying these spaces long before Instagram and Facebook are up in […]

A Different Kind of Hiker Gift Guide

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It seems like everyone is putting out a list of things to buy that special hiker in your life for the holidays and I’m sure they help out a lot of folks. It’s a great opportunity to talk about your favorite gear, get some kick back from affiliates and make some plugs for companies who […]

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Saving Lake Serene

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It was a wonderful announcement recently that the land surrounding the popular Lake Serene will be saved from logging due to the donations of many of the hikers that use the trail here in the Pacific Northwest. Over $275,000 was raised! It is inspiring to know in today’s environment activism can pay off. For the […]

Friday Faves 2/17/2017

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Wahoo, TGIF! These are some of my favorite articles and links that I checked out this week. Enjoy them.  Then GET OUTSIDE!  If this isn’t your first Friday Faves, you may be looking for my latest trip reports here.  I have moved these to a newsletter that goes out to my blog subscribers.  You can still find […]

Friday Faves 11/25/16

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Wahoo, TGIF! I hope you are all finding ways to work off that Thanksgiving pie! These are some of my favorite articles and links that I checked out this week, plus my latest hike. Enjoy them.  Then #OptOutside! My Latest Hike Saturday’s hike was a bit chilly but getting outdoors never disappoints.  Old growth forest, waterfalls and snow […]