Sunday, December 21, 2014

Fresh, December 21

 Astronomy Picture of the Day:  Geminid Fireball over Mount Balang.  This was a sky to remember.  Read this...


 Windyty:  Windyty wind forecast.  [See it in action]  Read this...


 Indefinitely Wild:  How To Pack A Backpack.  Don't be this guy.  Read this...


 Eric's Blog:  Sex Peak Fire Lookout.  (really...thats its official name)  Read this...


 Sunny Side of the Alps:  KS Ultralight gear daypack.  If you are aware of its weight carrying limitations it is indeed very price affordable and nice daypack.  Read this...


 The Mountains Are Calling:  The Rural Life, Running Edition.  Barbed wire crawl? Check. Mud pit? Check. Uncontrolled fire? Check.  Read this...


 Mama's Basecamp:  Devil's Doorway.  Although the Wisconsin landscape can sometimes be rather barren once the leaves fall, Devil's Lake is amazing - beautiful at every turn and in all seasons.  Read this...


 Animated Knots by Grog:  Tie knots the fun and easy way.  Better to know a knot and not need it, than need a knot and not know it.  Read this...


 Karen K Wang Blog:  The Enchantments — September 19th, 2014.  This place is magical, and sometimes I still can't fathom it's in Washington and only 2.5 hours away from us.  Read this...


 BrawnyView:  Beefing Up Winter Sleeping Bags.  "Pack Light, Freeze at Night."  Read this...


 Trails and Tracks:  Lerderderg Gorge - Bears Head Circuit — Dec 2014.  In the Lerderderg State Forest, about 70 kms west of Melbourne.  Read this...


 David Stillman:  Trout Creek, Round 3.  I've learned through these explorations that Trout Creek has a deficit of redeeming qualities.  Read this...


 Astronomy Picture of the Day:  The Potsdam Gravity Potato.  Why do some places on Earth have higher gravity than others?  Read this...


 The Atlantic:  2014: The Year in Volcanic Activity.  Out of an estimated 1,500 active volcanoes, 50 or so erupt every year, spewing steam, ash, toxic gases, and lava.  Read this...


 Adirondack Life:  The 46 Blitz.  Thirty-five years ago, a quartet of college kids attempted to bag the biggest peaks in one arduous winter outing.  Read this...


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