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Christopher Hillier
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Moosejaw and Mexico
I am on cloud nine right now. I thought about holding off writing this post until the excitement subdued but I don't think it ever will. I just left from Moosejaw Mountaineering's HQ in Madison Heights, Michigan.  My friends there are as excited for my upco...
Moosejaw and Mexico
Moosejaw and Mexico
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Hiking Talks
I've got a couple of speaking engagements coming up that I'm really excited about. The first is on Thursday, August 31st at 6:30pm at the Berkley Public Library. You have to register online  here.  I have presented here before at the invitation of Matt Chur...
Hiking Talks
Hiking Talks
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WalMart Buys Moosejaw
Why I Still Love The Madness: My relationship with Moosejaw Mountaineering began in 2011 when I returned home from my first thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail. A friend of mine took me to the Birmingham, Michigan store and introduced me around. That night, ...
WalMart Buys Moosejaw
WalMart Buys Moosejaw
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Trayvax
Wallets, like all of my gear, eventually wear out on the trail. They get wet, they get abused and they disintegrate. In my search for a more durable product, I came across Trayvax . They make several models of tough, technical wallets right here in the USA....
Trayvax
Trayvax
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Work For Stay
The barter economy can be a beautiful thing. It's a market that removes the root of all evil from the transaction. Its prevalence in the long distance hiking community sits well with me. 'Work for stay' is a fine example of how hikers embrace the barter eco...
Work For Stay
Work For Stay
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Stop Walking
"Put your hands where I can see them!" Except for the rotating red and blue lights, I was blinded by his flashlight. He ordered me to put my hands behind my back and interlace my fingers. He bent me over the hood of his vehicle and kicked my feet apart whil...
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Stop Walking
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My Dream Job!
I've spent the past few days putting together an application to Backpacker Magazine to become an Ambassador for their Get Out More Tour.  The job includes traveling around the country, speaking at retail locations and outdoor festivals.  Can you imagine?  G...
My Dream Job!
My Dream Job!
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My Dream Job!
I've spent the past few days putting together an application to Backpacker Magazine to become an Ambassador for their Get Out More Tour.  The job includes traveling around the country, speaking at retail locations and outdoor festivals.  Can you imagine?  G...
My Dream Job!
My Dream Job!
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Library Talk
I'll be at the Caroline Kennedy Library in Dearborn Heights, MI on Monday, October 27th at 7pm. I would love to see everyone who follows this blog in person. Please mark it on your calendars.
Library Talk
Library Talk
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Hiker Hoopla
So after finishing the trail and hitching back to East Glacier, MT, I had some time to kill before the 2nd Annual Hiker Hoopla being held just a few miles away. I simply hiked a mile out of town and found a sweet spot to stealth camp. I had a clear running ...
Hiker Hoopla
Hiker Hoopla
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