Sunday, May 3, 2015

Fresh, May 3

 Astronomy Picture of the Day:  Moonrise Through Mauna Kea's Shadow.  How can the Moon rise through a mountain?  Read this...


 KUOW:  Rivers Recover Rapidly Once Dams Are Gone, Study Finds.  Rivers often disperse the extra sediment from behind a dam within weeks or months of dam removal, the study finds.  Read this...


 KUOW:  When Have Wolves Made A 'Recovery?' It Depends On Your Definition.  What is this "77" number that keeps getting tossed around?  Read this...


 The Current:  Family escapes to isolation in Yukon wilderness to reconnect.  What they didn't have was road access; running water; electricity.... or even, a clock.  Read this...


 PetaPixel:  Photographers Flocking to See Eagle Owl That Lands On People's Heads.  The video shows the 6-pound bird landing gracefully.  Read this...


 PetaPixel:  Climber Had Camera Rolling When Earthquake and Avalanche Struck Everest.  His footage reveals a colossal cloud of snow rushing toward them down the face of the mountain.  Read this...


 Society6:  Art prints by Andreas Lie.  Eight pages...  Read this...


  North Cascades Backpacking and Hiking:  Find A Hike.  (Find hikes by region.)  Read this...


 Cascadia Hiking:  Badger Creek Wilderness Loop.  A great destination for early season backpacking.  Read this...


 dirtmonger:  Great Basin Traverse: To Tonopah.  I figured I was a good day and a half short in food. I had to make a decision.  Read this...


 gauperoar:  Dehydrating: Rice Pudding.  I've never dehydrated rice pudding before – any pudding come to that – so this is a step in a new direction.  Read this...


 Guthook Hikes!  Team Guthook at the PCT Kickoff.  Even with the smaller numbers of hikers, Paul and Alice and I were completely exhausted by the end of the Kickoff.  Read this...


 HikeLighter.Com:  Klymit Static V Luxe — Finally, a worthy WIDE sleeping pad!  I have been looking for an extra wide sleeping pad for a rather long time. But nothing has come along.  Read this...


 JERMM's outside:  Pull the Trigger.  I had wanted it for two years; the simple fact is I did not need it.  Read this...


 Lady on a Rock:  How to Hike Hands Free with an Umbrella.  My latest system works perfectly.  Read this...


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