skyline

We went about 7 miles on the Skyline Trail yesterday with full backpacking gear. Still figuring out new ways to adjust the packs.  We also tested a new trail lunch item; Resident Expert’s Bear Baiter Wraps.  They’re like jet fuel for the recreational hiker.

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silver lining

Due to the running work stoppage of recent weeks, I’ve made good progress breaking in my new hiking boots.  I went with the Merrell Outland, due to its waterproof exterior and mid-height contour, among other outlandish characteristics.  They say you should wear them around the house for short periods of time at first, and eventually […]

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