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Summer Adventures
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Summer Adventures

It has been a great summer so far of hiking around the Piedmont with the family and venturing to Indiana with close friends. Weekends have seen the three of us getting up to Stone Mountain, enjoying the views, waterfalls, trails, and wildlife. We have also hiked Pilot Mountain and are [...]

Trail Building Mountain Life is Great!
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Trail Building Mountain Life is Great!

We just had a trail building session and I was wearing my MK Alpine Pants for this event.  It was a huge success – we built 0.1 miles of the planned 1.4 mile trail so far.  It’s progress!  I was so comfortable working in these conditions, even though it was [...]

Rocky Mountain Road Trips
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Rocky Mountain Road Trips

Thanks to my job selling ranches all over the Rocky Mountain West, I have spent a considerable amount of time in my truck driving the highways and back roads of Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, and Colorado.  I love long road trips through the mountains, as they give me an intimate understanding [...]

10 Ways to Beat the Heat and Get Out Anyway
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10 Ways to Beat the Heat and Get Out Anyway

We’re in the height of a very hot summer nation-wide. The heat is nothing to be reckoned with and staying safe and cool is key to fun adventures being successful. We are a “winter family” – we do much better in the coldest part of the year than the warmest, so [...]

In Praise of Triathlons
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In Praise of Triathlons

Gretchen Haim did her first triathlon in Bass Lake, CA just a few weeks ago. The notion that a person would jump into frigid water with a bunch of nut jobs to duel for the lead in a swimming race sounds tantamount to lunacy. But that’s not enough. Nope, you [...]