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Brooks Range Mountaineering Ultralite Guide+Tarp

Square Holden Pitch

I like square flat tarps because they give me the opportunity to select or create different pitches depending on my environmental needs or aesthetic desires for the night. It’s like shelter origami ( see Square Tarp Pitches.) Contrary to what you might expect, …

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Mount Moosilauke and South Moosilauke Loop

Mount Moosilauke from the South Peak

My friends Claudine, Marlene and I co-led an Appalachian Mountain Club hike up Mount Moosilauke (4802′) on Saturday, the westernmost 400o footer in the White Mountain 48. Climbing this peak has a special significance for me because it’s the first 4,000 footer …

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Section Hiking Gear List – Summer 2012

Baxter State Park, Maine

I’ve got a long 16 day section hike planned for later this summer in Maine and then New Hampshire, primarily on the Appalachian Trail, with a few scenic detours. I’ll be hiking through the 100 Mile Wilderness again, climbing Mt Katahdin in Baxter State …

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