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Loose Rock & Desert Eagles- Climbing West Virginia
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Loose Rock & Desert Eagles- Climbing West Virginia

Most of the time when you plan a big climbing trip, you have this perfect sequence of events planned out in your mind. You check Mountain Project, guidebooks, map out the drive, find camping and food, and try to get most things nailed down before you set off. This past […]

Southwest Expedition
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Southwest Expedition

There’s only a few times in life that will ever seem as free as your college years!  The 20-somethings stage seems to allow quite well for free exploration, new experiences, and travel. This January, twelve students engaged in a trip experience called the “Southwest Expedition” that was programmed by the […]

Energy in America: Mountaintop Removal Mining
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Energy in America: Mountaintop Removal Mining

Throughout my time in school at Virginia Tech I have been lucky enough to go on some cool trips and experience the area around Virginia Tech. Last semester I had the privilege of taking an Appalachian Studies class. Part of this class was based on the effects of mountaintop removal […]

Big Bend: That Fabulous Corner Of The World
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Big Bend: That Fabulous Corner Of The World

In the 1960’s, American astronauts traveled to Big Bend’s barren and jagged landscape to prepare them for landing on the moon. To start 2015, 3 friends and I decided to experience the untamed land for ourselves. On January 4th, we all met in Midland, TX and began the 3-hour drive […]

Union College Fly Fishing Club Salmon River Trip
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Union College Fly Fishing Club Salmon River Trip

Originally I had planned to have Mountain Khakis endorse a trip with the Union College Fly Fishing Club to the Ausable River in Lake Placid, NY. We were planning to spend the day allowing first time fishermen to get experience fishing on a river and more importantly to have some […]