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Southwest Twin Mountain Bushwhack Attempt

South Twin Mountain seen from Southwest Twin Ridge

My friend Barbara said, “the reason bushwhacking is so challenging, is that there’s no guarantee that you’ll reach the peak. We’re so used to getting anything we want in this world that there are few things like that anymore.” She was right, …

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Onto a New Challenge!

Western Scotland near Glen Feshie

Big news last week – I got onto the TGO Challenge for May 2013, a coast-to-coast cross-country backpack across Scotland. This is an annual event where 300 hikers cross the country during the same 15-day period using different routes that they’ve defined …

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EMS Helix Jacket – Polartec Neoshell Upgrade

I’ve been testing the new EMS Helix Jacket made out of Polartec Neoshell for the past 6 weeks and like it although there are significant changes between this version and the one I reviewed last year. (Don’t confuse this jacket with the …

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