Monthly Archives: October 2019

How Adventure Dies

Cancelling Halloween is like a nail in the coffin of adventures. Kids need opportunities to make good and bad decisions. Whether to Trick or Treat with a storm approaching is a great lesson to learn.

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How to Suck Less in the Mountains, Part II

Being physically prepared for your mountain adventures is only half the battle. Up your mental game with these techniques to improve your chance of a successful day in the mountains.

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How to Suck Less in the Mountains, Part I

Being in great Mountain Shape is easier and closer than you think. Here are some tried and true ways to train for your weekend adventuring.

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Electrifying Tent Ridge

Tent Ridge has nice elevation gain, a good 10 KMs to justify the long drive, a bit of scrambly hands on rock to make you feel like a hero, and a horseshoe shaped ridge that offers as many views as you could possibly want.

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Gunnery Mountain

Gunnery Mountain is an easily attainable summit for new hikers or younger kids.

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Pigeon Mountain – A look back at time

Pigeon Mountain is a very accessible summit. It’s close, easy navigation, and an enjoyable summit ridge.

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Raspberry Ridge Fire Lookout

Raspberry Ridge is an easy to intermediate day hike with several route choices. You can make it as easy or as hard as you like. It’s out of the way, and doesn’t see the crowds as some of the other fire lookouts.

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