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Chocolate Colored Poop – Not Missing What’s Important

Poop.  Definitely poop.  Except, there is a candy wrapper on the floor in the kitchen.  And I can’t smell any foul odor from here.  But I am a little congested.  CRAP!  What is that brown turd-sized pile on the living room carpet?  Well I don’t see any flies.  But it is rather cold in here.  …

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Print Maps with Caltopo

Free and Quick Print at Home Maps from Caltopo

Your GPS is useless. One cutting edge smartphone smashed on the rocks when you slip, a battery you were positive you just charged but now it is blinking red.  Well, that fancy-shmancy tech is now just dead weight.  Don’t get caught without a backup when useless happens to you. You always need to take a …

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How to Use a Compass for the Absolute Beginner

How to Use a Compass for the Absolute Beginner

We stalked 100 compass owners* and found out what they were doing with their compasses.  Here are the Top 5 Ways to Use a Compass: 5 – Arch support. Forget about those expensive inserts. If you have a compass, your days of collapsing arches are over! Simply insert the compass into your shoe and viola, …

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Photography for the Soul

The thundering of hooves charging towards me that fall afternoon should have ended my fledgling career as a photographer.  As a fourteen year old adventurer, I had carefully crawled through the dense brush in hopes of photographing the resting elk herd.  Unfortunately, spooked by an unknown antagonist, the herd bolted for safety in my direction.  …

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8 Ways to Turn a Boring Hike into a fun Adventure for Kids

Hiking with kids can be a chore.  I recently took my family on a “hike” to scout new trails and gather material and information for an upcoming program.  We planned on hiking about 2-3 miles and finished our trek back at the car after a hot and dusty 2.9 miles. I felt great because of …

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