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Editorials

Reduce Your Impact Series: Clothing and Outdoor Gear Companies

Clothing and gear choices often get overlooked when we consider ways to have an eco-friendly lifestyle. The fabric our clothes are made out of and the companies we buy from have...

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Editorials

10 Great Outdoor Podcasts

If your drive to the mountains is like mine, you have some time to kill and usually very few radio stations that come in clear along your route. Podcasts have been a great way to mix up a...

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Editorials, Uncategorized

Franconia Ridge Loop Hike – Parking and Environmental Issues

The Franconia Ridge Loop hike in Franconia Notch is a gorgeous 8.5 mile loop that takes you over four mountains including two AMC 4000 footers.  It’s an understatement to say this is...

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Editorials

Wild Woman: Jennifer Pharr Davis

In response to the movie Wild being in (select) theaters, I am featuring some Wild Women who are going against the norm when it comes to people’s perception of what a hiker should be....

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Editorials

The Mountains Are Calling: Songs on my hiking playlist

Looking for some songs to add to your hiking playlist? Here are some of my picks if you need some music  to keep you company inside your tent, up a steep trail, or to accompany your hiking...

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Editorials, Lightweight, Tips and Tricks

Becoming A Lightweight Backpacker

Many hikers who begin backpacking want to cut down their packweight, but don’t know where to start. The benefits are obvious: you can hike faster and further everyday with less...

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Editorials

2013: A Year In Review

2013 has been a pretty incredible year for me! I set a goal of hiking all the 4000 footers in Maine and Vermont to complete the New England 67 list. I did just that and revisited some of my...

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Editorials, NH 4000 Footer Guides, Peakbagging

Looking Back on a Journey: Hiking New England’s 4000-Footers

Two years ago I decided I wanted to hike all the 4000 footers in New Hampshire. This list is comprised of 48 very unique peaks with something different to offer. I realized that after each...

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Editorials, NH 4000 Footer Guides

Hiking Resource Guide for the White Mountains and Beyond

After completing my quest to hike all the 4000-footers of NH and being a hike organizer and leader, I thought I would create a resource for people who are experienced hikers, but are either...

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Editorials

SOLO Wilderness First Aid Certification

When telling others about my goal to hike the 48 highest peaks in New Hampshire, I get certain reactions. Some people are genuinely interested in my endeavor and are excited to hear about...

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