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Blackjack, and 21 types of wildflowers (almost)

Okaaaaaay….I guess this blog has been neglected long enough. I hope to eventually post some of the hikes I’ve been doing this year, but at least this one will be current. Advertisements

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Nevada/California 4th of July trip: Part I

Time for my big 4th of July trip.  Despite the 900+ peaks I’ve climbed in the Four Corners states, I had never hiked in California, nor hiked in any of the major ranges of Nevada.

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North Carolina peakbagging trip: Day 1

I arrived at Stecoah Gap at sunrise in cool, clear weather to climb Cheoah Bald, a major highpoint along the Appalachian Trail:

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2012 photo outtakes

To finish up 2012, I thought I would post some interesting photos that were taken on hikes that didn’t have a good storyline or enough good photos to post, on hikes with a posted report but the photo didn’t fit … Continue reading

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Hawai’i Vacation, Part VI: Circumnavigation

On my next-to-last day, I decided to circumnavigate the Big Island, with some stops along the way.  I decided to go clockwise because it would be a shorter bailout after seeing the nearest attraction from that direction if I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Strawberry Crater forever

The weather was just about perfect, and things came together to get a dawn start for some peaks near Flagstaff.

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