Hiking at Night

If you’ve never tried night hiking, you should!  Hiking after dark is completely different than hiking during the day time.  The trail is completely new – everything familiar is suddenly gone, the forest sounds completely different, and it is exciting!  There are a few things you should know before venturing out at night.  Being prepared […]

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Partial Pemi Loop – Part 1

The Pemi Loop is a collection of trails in the White Mountains that connect to create a lollipop loop out of the Lincoln Woods Visitor Center.  It is considered one of the best hikes in the Northeast given its route over a whole bunch of 4,000 footers in NH.  It is a strenuous hike (as […]

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Antelope Canyon

Also in Page, AZ is Antelope Canyon.  There are actually two sections of this canyon, Lower and Upper.  We went to Lower which is less busy and (I think) cooler to look at.  These canyons are formed by flash flooding.  Fast moving water is what has carved them over time – that’s what leaves the […]

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Glen Canyon Dam and Horseshoe Bend

From Sedona, we traveled to Page, Arizona to see Horseshoe Bend and Antelope Canyon (future post).  We also took a river tour below the Glen Canyon Dam that took us around Horseshoe Bend – a totally different perspective form the top!  Page was a small town, seemingly dependent on tourism for most of its economy. […]

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Grand Canyon Rim Trail

There isn’t much one can say about the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.  The pictures really speak for themselves.  Everyone knows the iconic natural wonder of the world.  I must say that the Rim Trail is very well done.  The trail itself is paved and, as you might imagine, follows the rim of the […]

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