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Mount Parker and the Mt Stanton Trail

Mt Washington and the Rocky Branch watershed seen from the summit of Mt Parker

The Doberman started barking when I rounded the corner and I hoped his owner was nearby. When he charged my legs, I stuck my hiking pole in his face and he backed off. That’s the first time I’ve felt seriously threatened by an …

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Trail Tested – Justin Lichter’s Backpacking Gear Book

Trail Tested by Justin Lichter

Wow! Justin Lichter, uber long-distance hiker, has published a book called Trail Tested which is a must-add gear guide for your backpacking book collection. It’s super readable and an excellent reference for beginners backpackers who are trying to figure out what gear …

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