Sunday, May 29, 2016

Fresh, May 29

 Astronomy Picture of the Day:  Milky Way Over the Spanish Peaks.  That's not lightning, and it did not strike between those mountains.  Read this...


 Kitsap Sun:  Tale of harrowing rescue on Denali unheralded for 35 years.  Fortunately, there is no statute of limitations for acts of mountaineering heroism.  Read this...


 American Preppers Network:  The Ultimate Deadly Snake Guide.  You'll definitely want to learn how to identify which snakes are poisonous and how to deal with the situation if you find yourself face to face with one.  Read this...


 The Salt Lake Tribune:  Police remind hikers of Utah watershed laws.  Typically, these have resulted in a $650 fine from the court.  Read this...


 Wander Wisdom:  Hiking the Appalachian Trail: What You Really Need to Know.  I never had a decent nickname until Ramkitten came about.  Read this...


 People:  Hiker Who Left Behind Journal Before Dying on Appalachian Trail Was Supposed to Meet Her Husband Mid-Trip.  The last time George saw his wife was on Sunday, July 21, 2013.  Read this...


 National Parks Conservation Association:  11 Lesser-Known Hikes in Popular National Parks.  National parks offer plenty of opportunities to celebrate National Trails Day on Saturday, June 4.  Read this...


 Trail Recipes:  5 Backpacking Mac and Cheese Recipes.  Our Mac and Cheese variations call for other nutrient-dense foods.  Read this...


 See Jen Hike:  The SLS3 Foot Sleeve.  Here's my honest opinion about these socks.  Read this...


 The Ultralight Hiker:  The Egg-Ring Ultralight Wood Burner Stove.  This is a development of the traditional 'three-stone fire' using three tent pegs and an egg-ring.  Read this...


Trekking the Piatra Mare and 7 Ladders Canyon in Romania.  Each waterfall has a ladder leading up to the next one, hence the moniker.  Read this...


 Walks With Moss:  Upper South Fork Skokomish to Camp Riley.  Dog vomit slime mold.  Read this...


 The Ultralight Hiker:  Bathtime on the Trail: The One Gram Platypus Shower.  With nine holes as pictured one litre lasts 6 ½ minutes.  Read this...


 Cesar And The Woods:  Big Sleeping Mat Breakdown.  I had so much I wanted to say about sleeping mats/pads that I found it difficult articulating it by typing it all out.  Read this...


  Bogley Outdoor Community:  Horse Play Canyon.  John turned five recently, so I felt that it was 'bout damn time he learned how to do some high stemming.  Read this...


 Tandem Trekking:  Trail Angels Are The Best.  And then there is the food.  Read this...


 Section Hiker::  NEMO Siren Down Ultralight Quilt Review.  A hoodless quilt can be a more comfortable and lighter weight sleep insulation option.  Read this...


 Jan's Jaunts and Jabberings:  WA - Olympics - Second Beach and the Land of Vampires!  Continuing my quest to move beyond my neophyte coastal status, I skipped First Beach.  Read this...


 Lee Petersen:  Hike Up Nome Creek.  Then Begins The Soggy Tundra Walk.  Read This...


 The Huckleberry Hiker:  "Bark Ranger" to Protect Glacier's Goats at Logan Pass.  Gracie will help to reduce human-wildlife interactions at Logan Pass this summer.  Read this...


 Married To The Trail:  An Ancient Seabed.  It's a beautiful place to visit.  Read this...


 Carrot Quinn:  Talking with Mike Coronella, the co-creator of the Hayduke Trail.  "It's a terrible route, and no-one should try it," says Mike Coronella.  Read this...


 Fixing Your Feet:  A Thru-Hikers Story About Bad Feet.  It's one that make you grimace.  Read this...


  Bogley Outdoor Community:  Utah 2016 Part 1 GCNRA.  It was stormy and raining, but the roads held up and so did my old merrells on the wet slickrock.  Read this...


 Summit Register:  What to Send in Thru-Hiking Care Packages.  The short answer is food.  Read this...


 Flying M Air, LLC:  Lake Powell Photo Flights, April 2017.  We'll be conducting photo flights of the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area vicinity from Page Municipal Airport for professional, semi-professional, and serious amateur photographers.  Read this...


 National Geographic:  Found.  White Cliffs, Montana, 1971.  Read this...


 Colossal:  Clouds, Rivers, and Mountains Converge in Breathtaking Landscapes of Guilin, China.  Early in the morning the area is often filled with fog or haze trapped in the mountains.  Read this...


 Eric Meola:  Tornado Alley.  Fire in the Sky.  Read this...


  The Atlantic Monthly:  2016 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest, Part II.  To my surprise, they embraced each other, a mother and her 3-year-old cub.  Read this...


 Kickstarter:  MUV.  MUV Adaptable Water Filter gives you clean, safe drinking water wherever your adventures lead.  Read this...


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