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This Car Climbed Mt Washington

Mt Adams and Mt Madison, Northern Presidential Range

I did something last week that I never thought I’d ever do. I drove up to the summit of Mt Washington. I enjoyed the views, which was lucky, because the 6,288 foot summit of Mt Washington is covered by clouds over 100 …

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Beginner’s Mind

Rockclimbing at The Gunks, New York

When you get really good at something, it’s easy to fall into the trap of automated behavior. This is where you respond to a situation without thinking about what you’re doing or why. A lot of people think automated behavior like this …

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How to Become a Better Hiker

Students in Andrew Skurka's Ultimate Hiker Course, White Mountains

I love day hiking, backpacking, peak bagging, long distance trekking: you name it. Being outdoors and propelling myself on my own two legs gives me tremendous joy…even when it rains. I also derive tremendous satisfaction from learning and using new hiking, backpacking …

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