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Livin’ Spontaneously
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Livin’ Spontaneously

Adventures come in many forms, and can happen due to many different circumstances. In my experience, most of the time the super structured, super planned out adventures are always a blast with relatively low stress. However, the spontaneous, fly by the seat of your britches adventures are some of the […]

How Do You Commute
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How Do You Commute

How do you get to work, school, or wherever you’re headed each and every day? I have chosen a route that is alternate to every day commute most people make. Here in Norman, if you do not live with walking distance of campus, that is a 5-or-6-minute walk, then you […]

New Levels
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New Levels

AESOP is an acronym for Annual Entering Student Outdoor Program. At Bates College, a small school in Maine, this is a required part of orientation for first year students. AESOP is often times the highlight of orientation for a Bates first year. Trips include hiking Mount Katahdin, mountain biking in […]

Unpredictable Rivers
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Unpredictable Rivers

Rivers are interesting characters with a mind of their own.  You can run the same stretch of river a thousand times and it may never look the exact same twice.  The North Platte River through southern Wyoming is usually a calm and easier river to fun on canoes.  However, you […]

Minimalist Medical Kit: why you should have one and how to pack it
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Minimalist Medical Kit: why you should have one and how to pack it

Gear heads like myself blow hundred of dollars every year on new equipment, leaving low funds for essential-yet forgotten outdoor tools. One of these often forgotten items is a good medical kit for emergencies in the wild. Hiking, mountain biking, fly fishing, camping- any outdoor activity has the potential for […]