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Patrick McKnight
Skier, swimmer, sailor, researcher, reader, programmer, runner, climber, drinker, survivor, and chef
Skier, swimmer, sailor, researcher, reader, programmer, runner, climber, drinker, survivor, and chef
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75 days to go and my feet are killing me
Sexy, huh?  Working out with me boots. In 75 days, I will be in Kathmandu.  Between now and then, I need to figure out how to get my feet comfortable for long days in my mountaineering boots.  They are not happy.  My feet logged roughly 200 hours in my moun...
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90 days left - where did the last 170 days go?
Greetings, That momentum I thought I had for future posts went out the window as I wrapped up a busy semester.  Once the semester ended, I headed up to the Pacific Northwest (the states of Washington and Oregon in the US for those of you from far away).  I ...
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Lessons learned, days lost from mistakes but all leading to one thing...I'm getting ready! Bring on the next 160 days.
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10 lessons learned in 100 days of training: 160 days left before I head off to Everest again
Greetings family, friends, and followers.  I am not one for lists.  The internet click bait of "7 reasons" or "10 most..." are just that - bait.  I actually learned things in the past 100 days and figured I would share them with you.  Further, my aim is not...
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Patrick McKnight commented on a post on Blogger.
Great summary Philip. You'll be back as the veteran and have more stories to tell. Thanks for posting.
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Quitting isn't always failing: The four levels of quitting
A few days elapsed since I posted my latest news.  Rather than keep bludgeoning you dedicated followers with my weekly updates, I intend to send out some of my musings about preparing for these events.  Today's musing is about quitting.   A few friends rece...
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Back in the saddle again....
It has been a while since I posted to my "climbing on purpose" blog.  Forgive my absence; hopefully some of you are still interested in my pursuits.  Just to keep everyone (new and old) up-to-date on my goings on, here is a very brief recap... 2014:  I trav...
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