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EarthTone LoGear (EarthTone and LoGear)
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Recently retired Coast Guardsman. Looking to find my way.
Recently retired Coast Guardsman. Looking to find my way.

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Monthly Hike - April Edition
This month's hike was a little different then the others I have done so far this year.  At the end of April, the ATC held its annual Flip-Flop Festival.  I decided that I would attend the festival (especially since I am registered as a Flip-Flopper this yea...
Monthly Hike - April Edition
Monthly Hike - April Edition
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Monthly Hike - March Edition
March Hike - Where is Spring The month of March was winding down.  Spring had arrived on the calendar, but there was still snow up in them thar hills.  I decided to hike some more of Maryland.  This time I would head north from the Rt 70 parking lot. My ori...
Monthly Hike - March Edition
Monthly Hike - March Edition
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Monthly Hike - February Edition
Monthly Hike for February The back end of February had arrived and it was time for another hike. Without realizing it at first, I had made a New Year's Resolution of trying to get out into the Outside for at least a night or two each month of this year. F...
Monthly Hike - February Edition
Monthly Hike - February Edition
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Hiking My Own Hike
Hiking My Own Hike Yes, I know that phrase is so overused, but, for me, I now think of it as a useful phrase that had many meanings.  Sort of like the versatility of the word fuck, it has come to be used in several different situations. But I'm not here to ...
Hiking My Own Hike
Hiking My Own Hike
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Winter Backpack
Hiking in the Dead of the Year For a few years now, I have been wanting to get out on the trail during the winter months.  Not for anything too long.  Just to experience the challenges that hiking in the colder, darker time of the year present.   In Februar...
Winter Backpack
Winter Backpack
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Some Vital Statistics of the Quest Thus Far
Tracking and Sharing Our Journey One of the things that I find important is taking good notes and recording the things that happen to me when I am out on a hike.   If you have read my trail journals , you will see that I follow an interesting calendar and k...
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A Few Hostels of the AT - Part 1
Some Hostels of the Trail In this article, I will talk about all of the Hostels LoGear and I visited on our trek this year.  This article won't be anywhere near all inclusive of the Hostels that sit near the Trail and serve those who walk it, but it will co...
A Few Hostels of the AT - Part 1
A Few Hostels of the AT - Part 1
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Pamola's Quest - Push 20 - The Push to Williamstown, MA - Part 2
Push 20 - The Push to Williamstown, MA - Part 2 The last four days of Push 20 were a pleasant finish to the Phase.  I had a pond to swim in and Mt Greylock to climb, but all would come in good time.   Day 112 - 8.9 miles - W Cornwall Rd - Bearded Woods Host...
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Pamola's Quest - Push 20 - The Push to Williamstown, MA - Part 1
Push 20 - The Push to Williamstown, MA - Part 1 Push 20 covered the next 117.9 miles and would take me another nine days to complete.  There was a possibility that I could continue on from there, get a ride up to Monson or get off trail once again.  I wante...
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Pamola's Quest - Push 19 - The Push Beyond Kent, CT - Part 2
Push 19 - The Push Beyond Kent, CT - Part 2 This post will cover the last five days of the Push. Push 19 continued as I headed out of Fort Montgomery, NY. Day 102 - 16.8 miles - Wawayanda Shelter Day 103 - 10.1 miles - Warwick, NY Day 104 - 0 miles - Warwic...
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