Sunday, April 26, 2015

Fresh, April 26

 Nautilus:  The Intelligent Life of the City Raccoon.  As cities invent more complex latches and levers, they may actually be training raccoons to open them.  Read this...


 Thunder In The Night:  Ripping Corduroy.  Winter is a long time in the North.  Read this...


 Trail Cooking:  Latest Recipes Added.  Looking for new ideas? Check out the latest recipes to TrailCooking!  Read this...


 Pedaling In Place:  Kokopelli Trail, Pt. 1.  We might keep going.  Read this...


 Section Hiker:  How to Blog on the Appalachian Trail.  Apps, Devices, Battery Charger, and Internet Connectivity  Read this...


 fubiz:  Incredible Hidden Cave in Laos.  Over 15 km of passages filled with breathtaking views and vast expanses of water.  Read this...


 The Washington Post:  Scientists find missing link in Yellowstone plumbing.  This giant volcano is very much alive.  Read this...


 The Atlantic:  The Eruption of Chile's Calbuco Volcano.  Calbuco is the second volcano in southern Chile to have a substantial eruption since March 3.  Read this...


 Astronomy Picture of the Day:  Blue Tears and the Milky Way.  Also known as sea sparkles.  Read this...


 Jesse's Long Walk:  Panoramas.  Panoramas from the first two weeks.  Read this...


 The Ringers:  easy berry cashew bars..  Since spring is here and prime hiking/travel season is about to begin, it's time to add these to your snack arsenal.  Read this...


 The Shepherds Blog:  Trail Homes.  Some people are what we sometimes refer to as impromptu trail angel's.[sic]  Read this...


 Lonewalker:  Gossamer Gear Mariposa (Robic).  Probably the best money I ever spent on gear was when I shelled out £40 for a GoLite Jam backpack (some background here).  Read this...


 PopUpBackpacker:  Thru-Hiking Will Break Your Heart, the book.  This is a book I shouldn't have read. This is a book I thoroughly enjoyed.  Read this...


 SeattlePI:  Bear danger: Olympic Park closes camping in Enchanted Valley.  Black bears have been seen eating human food.  Read this...


 Washington Trails Association:  Food, Trash Left in Enchanted Valley Habituates Bears, Closes Area to Camping.  Visitors to Olympic National Park confirmed that at least one bear had consumed human food and trash, and reported seeing other bears unafraid of people.  Read this...


 Carrot Quinn:  Gear updates for the CDT and other fun things.  This is my third thru-hike, so at this point I've got the organizational aspect pretty figured out.  Read this...


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