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Wildflower Season

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Originally posted on Mountain Crossings at Neel Gap:
Each day I go out for a hike, I find more and more wildflowers blooming. I love this time of year when everything starts to sprout and turn green. This blog post…

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PSA: Help Prevent Wildfires

Originally posted on Mountain Crossings at Neel Gap:
As many may know by now, there are an alarming amount of forest fires burning in North Georgia, North Carolina and East Tennessee. Over the last few weeks, hundreds of fires have…

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I Think She Likes College…

With six weeks of class and two hurricanes under her belt, I think Jenna likes college life.  Read on… On Sunday afternoon, we went over to my cousin Lori’s house to celebrate me and Ashley’s birthdays. As we sat down … Continue reading

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Exactly What Are You Trying Say?

One of my friends posted this meme on Facebook and tagged me. I’m not quite sure what they’re trying to say…

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A Reblog from Couch2Trail

Interested in hammock camping?  Here’s a good piece by fellow hammock camper John Spenn about why he and his wife Cathy hammock camp.  Check it out! Earlier this year, I asked Cathy about the possibility of starting to camp out, … Continue reading

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Crotch Guard by Derma-Tect – Review — The Ultimate Hang

Crotch Guard Chaffing isn’t something I like to talk about, but it is a reality for me and many people who hike, backpack, or even bicycle long distances. I was given an opportunity to test Derma-Tect’s Crotch Guard this summer … Continue reading

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Words and Phrases

Time for a little detour from my regular topics. I need to vent a little. Let me say that this entry is not directed at any particular person or persons.  There’s a pretty fair chance this is going to aggravate … Continue reading

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The Best-Laid Plans of Mice and Men…

Be forewarned, this is a public service announcement as well as a blog entry. There are lessons to be learned. Now pay attention. Wellllll, I’m not going to finish my 366 Grid this year and that’s OK. I had a … Continue reading

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Staying Warm While Camping

Originally posted on Hike Eat Repeat:
Easy and Efficient Heat Source One of the biggest challenges in the backcountry is staying warm in unfair conditions. I have found myself many times in extremely high winds or damp conditions that prevent…

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Escape to the Mountains: Route 2

Originally posted on Mountain Crossings at Neel Gap:
Just because it is winter doesn’t mean you have to stay inside! And at the same time, we understand that hiking and backpacking in cold weather isn’t everyone’s idea of fun. This…

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