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Trip Review: NC Outer Banks
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Trip Review: NC Outer Banks

So I know as I sit here writing a review for the Mountain Khakis blog about a trip to the NC coast it immediately seems a little contradictory but bear with me.  This year my family traveled to the NC Outer Banks for a 7 day vacation. Now we have […]

The Many Sides of Utah’s Desert Sun
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The Many Sides of Utah’s Desert Sun

Sunrise is nature’s visual bribe for early risers. Nowhere is this more evident than Mesa Arch. Located in Canyonland National Park’s northern half, this brow of sandstone carries all of the waking power of a muted rooster. Every morning it attracts camera-toting masses, which, depending on the season, can range […]

72 Hours of Jasper
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72 Hours of Jasper

The first night, I slept 11 hours. The day before had largely been sedentary – seven hours in a car and an evening spent getting introduced and acclimated. When I woke up early on Friday, I knew any additional sleep would be elusive. The sun was rising in the sky […]

City Limit Exploring
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City Limit Exploring

I enjoy exploring.  Every now and then I find somewhere close to home that I never realized was there.  Last week was such an experience.   A new park has been established within the city limits of a local town.  There is a small river that flows through the edge […]

A Hospital’s Inspiration
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A Hospital’s Inspiration

I have never spent a night lying in a hospital bed. After 57 years that might border on the miraculous, especially given the work and recreation I do in the outdoors. So I number myself among the fortunate and offer thanks often. But this spring, my 11-year old son expanded […]