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Betsy Fischer
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Lost
I am not lost, just a little unsure of my exact location. “Not all those who
wander are lost” J. R. R. Tolkien, The
Lord of the Rings What is lost? The
dictionary defines the state of being lost as “having gone astray or missed the
way; bewildered as to pla...
I am not lost, just a little unsure of my exact location. “Not all those who wander are lost” J. R. R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings What is lost? The dictionary defines the state of being lost as “having gone astray ...
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Thunder Mountain traverse - now and then
Yes, I'm still hiking! Yes, I have been hiking. No, I have not been writing about
my hikes. I have been approached by quite a few people over the past 11 months
(has it been that long since my last blog?), asking me when I was going to
write again. People h...
Yes, I'm still hiking! Yes, I have been hiking. No, I have not been writing about my hikes. I have been approached by quite a few people over the past 11 months (has it been that long since my last blog?), asking me when I w...
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Hiking the trail from Windfall Lake to Montana Creek
Ancient corduroy along an old section of the Windfall Lake - Montana Creek trail Most of the low lying trails around Juneau involve hiking out and back. We are surrounded by saltwater on one side and the Juneau Icefield on th...
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On the summit of Mt. Roberts, looking back at Mt. Gastineau My favorite hiking partner, Scott (who also happens to be my husband), was going to be out of town for a week and the summer weather was finally looking like it mig...
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Back in the early 1970’s, a girlfriend and I decided to try and climb Mt. Bullard, which is the first big mountain to the right side of the glacier as you are looking from the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. We went up the...
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It all started innocently enough. The weather forecast was perfect and Scott and I had the day off together, so we decided to go for a hike up Blackerby Ridge. If we started early enough, we could easily get up Cairn Peak and...
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What About West Peak?
If you love being outdoors in Juneau, then you are familiar
with most of the local mountains that are popular day hikes. There’s Mt.
Juneau, obviously, then Gastineau Peak, Mt. Roberts, and Sheep Mt. Looking at
Douglas Island from downtown Juneau, Mt. Bradl...
If you love being outdoors in Juneau, then you are familiar with most of the local mountains that are popular day hikes. There’s Mt. Juneau, obviously, then Gastineau Peak, Mt. Roberts, and Sheep Mt. Looking at Douglas Island...
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How I Got My PFD One Day Early
Every time I looked at the weather forecast, I had to rub my eyes. The rain followed by showers followed by more rain was easy to believe. But what was this sunny weather predicted in the middle of the week? At one point the forecaster was bold enough to ca...
Every time I looked at the weather forecast, I had to rub my eyes. The rain followed by showers followed by more rain was easy to believe. But what was this sunny weather predicted in the middle of the week? At one point the ...
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A Real Juneau Hiker
Ancient corduroy along an old section of the Windfall Lake - Montana Creek trail Most of the low lying trails around Juneau involve hiking
out and back. We are surrounded by saltwater on one side and the Juneau
Icefield on the other, with glacier carved val...
Ancient corduroy along an old section of the Windfall Lake - Montana Creek trail Most of the low lying trails around Juneau involve hiking out and back. We are surrounded by saltwater on one side and the Juneau Icefield on th...
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After a little over three hours of steady hiking we were just below the summit of Mt. McGinnis, but the only way we knew that was from the elevation reading on my GPS watch. The fog was so thick that all we could do was focus...
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Back in the early 1970’s, a girlfriend and I decided to try and climb Mt. Bullard, which is the first big mountain to the right side of the glacier as you are looking from the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. We went up the...
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“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” Lao-tzu, Chinese philosopher Even a short hike on a Sunday afternoon can be wonderful  Six years and two months ago, I was out for a sunny afternoon bike ride when a ...
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