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Mountain Laurel Designs Superlight Bivy Bag

Mountain Laurel Designs Superlite Bivy Sack

I'm pretty psyched about my new Superlight Bivy Bag from Mountain Laurel Designs (6.8 oz) and I'm looking forward to using it in Scotland next week in combination with my Mountain Laurel Designs Duomid pyramid tarp. I got this bivy bag because …

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My Yoga Wheel

Hooked on Yoga Again I'm hooked on Yoga again. It's been about 2 years since I had a regular practice but in the past month I've gone to several classes per week and I am hooked on the feeling again. This past …

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Beaver Lodges

I think beavers are really cool animals and I’m always fascinated by their lodges when I come across them on backpacking and hiking trips in New England. It’s not uncommon to come across lodges that are enormous mounds of wood in the …

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AT Section Hike: Cornwall Bridge to US Rte 7

Beaver Ponds on Zealand Brook Trail

Connecticut Appalachian Trail My work-hike balance has been seriously off kilter the past few weeks, but I got back into the groove this weekend with a 1 night backpacking trip on the Connecticut Appalachian Trail, my first foray into the state. Spring …

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