Sunday, May 17, 2015

Fresh, May 17

 Unexplained Mysteries:  Man catches weird 'furry' trout in Wisconsin.  What exactly it is that Bower caught on his line in Wisconsin however remains unclear.  Read this...


 The Luminous Landscape:  Crown Of The Continent; The Wildest Rockies - Book Review.  This area bordering the United States and Canada represents the natural migration path of many species that call the Rocky Mountains their home.  Read this...


 Cool Tools:  pStyle Female Urination Device.  The pStyle is a plastic trough that allows girls to pee standing up without dropping their pants.  Read this...


 Narratively:  Tracking the Great Coyote Invasion of NYC.  One band of ecologists armed with tree-mounted cameras and cheese-scented lures seeks to understand just what these carnivorous canids are doing here.  Read this...


 Astronomy Picture of the Day:  The Sky from Mauna Kea.  What if you could stand at the top of a volcano and peer out across the universe?  Read this...


 The New York Times:  What 'Wild' Has Wrought.  Fewer people have hiked the full Pacific Crest Trail than have reached the summit of Mount Everest.  Read this...


 eathomas:  Why ultralight hikers should carry potty trowels.  If you can carry a backpack, you can carry a trowel.  Read this...


 Thurston Talk:  Two Lakes, Two Hikes: Hiking Lena and Upper Lena Lake at Olympic National Forest.  As you continue up the trail, you may notice the incline steepen. Don't worry, this just means you're getting close.  Read this...


 The Laughing Dog:  My New Bug Suit.  Imagine having your favorite hiking socks, shirts, trousers, skirts, tights and kilts treated.  Read this...


 Jacob Emerick's Blog:  A Hot Climb Up Miner's Needle.  For the last few hours I had been bushwhacking up and down Bluff Spring Mountain, over rocks and through prickly brush, and this narrow footpath was a welcome change.  Read this...


 The Wilderness Society:  14 fabulous loop hikes in America.  Loop hikes are considered to be the pinnacle hiking experience. With fresh views at every step, none of your time or energy is wasted.  Read this...


 Silky's Blog:  Timberline Trail to Paradise Park in the Mt Hood Wilderness.  The plan was to go to Oregon to visit our son/daughter-in-law and "do a little hiking" with them...  Read this...


 Rambling Hemlock:  What do you want, Mountain Goat?  Ah I love to climb!  Read this...


 NW News Network:  Oregon Business Serves Up Crickets As A Food Choice.  Of all the things you're considering for your next meal today, bugs are probably not on the menu.  Read this...


 Yahoo:  Reese Witherspoon's Missing 'Wild' Boot Found by a Hiker.  "Hey, I know exactly where that is. One of these days it might be fun to go up there and see if that boot is actually there."  Read this...


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