Endless views from The Traverse

The Presidential Traverse

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Presidential Traverse in New Hampshire’s White Mountains is widely regarded as one of the most challenging hikes on the East Coast, and even in the entire US. The Traverse spans more than 21 miles with over 9,500’ of elevation gain on mostly rocky terrain, ascending and descending 10 separate

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Sherpa, Guide and Porter Relief Project

The Great Virtual Everest Climb

Reading Time: 2 minutes You can virtually climb Mt. Everest and eat Twinkies at the summit! What is a virtual Everest climb? Covid-19, social distancing, and heat advisories are good reasons to consider adding indoor stair climbing to your fitness routine. Climbing a flight of stairs is healthy, builds global camaraderie, and supports a

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Backyard fire pit

A backyard fire pit night

Reading Time: 3 minutes A cooler than normal June evening, a backyard fire pit, a mostly clear sky, and a John Denver playlist streaming in the background. The entertainment on nights like this is projected naturally on the surrounding landscape. Maybe this is what people did before tv? Backyard fire pit preparation It all

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Dog on a hiking trail

Hiking with my dog, successfully

Reading Time: 2 minutes 4 tips to hike with your pup Our four-legged friends are loyal, active, and fun to be around. Dogs can make for great hiking companions. Pups enjoy the outdoors, being with their people, and can provide an added feeling of security for hikers. Here are four tips for hiking successfully

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Sea of Galilee

Easter and the Outdoors

Reading Time: 3 minutes Today is traditionally the day when many across the globe arise early to attend an Easter Sunday service. Folks would typically travel to a place of worship, often dressed in bright colors, and gather together to celebrate the hope that Easter brings. This year will be different; the Covid19 virus

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