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Carin on Giant Mountain with the high peaks in the background

Alpine Angles in the Adirondacks: Photos by Chris Lang

New York State’s Adirondack Mountains are home to 46 mountains that are over 4000 feet in elevation. People who frequent the area know these mountains as the 46 or the High Peaks and a person who has climbed all of them and registered with the ADK 46er organization is known as a 46er. I grew up […]

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TrodlaTysdal mountain farm (Photo: Erik Haaland)

A Small Guide to Hiking in Norway by Erik Haaland

Norway – the land of fjords and mountains. I am lucky to live here and try to enjoy our natural environment to the fullest by hiking as much as possible. And if you want to hike in Norway, I will try to give you a little info on where to start and what to do. […]

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BearPaw Lunar 2 Pyramid Tarp

The BearPaw Luna 2 Pyramid Tarp Shelter by Bryan Hansel

In late September I was planning a 17-day, 240-mile canoe trip across the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCA) that would take place in October. While most of the trip would be paddling, we would also need to portage all our gear over rugged trails between lakes. Also, we would end our trip on Lake […]

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Ed Dzierzak

Section Hiker Profile: Ed Dzierzak

How many miles of the Appalachian Trail have you hiked so far? 338 How many years have you been doing it? Five years. What sections have you completed? RockFish Gap to Swartara Gap and  VA 311 – Daleville Why do you keep coming back to the Appalachian Tail? It’s lose to home, It’s there, I […]

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