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Bruce's Thru-hike, General, RTK Extra, Uncategorized

RTK Extra: The First 30 Days on the Trail (AND SOME NEW PICS)

Random Thoughts & Observations after a Month on the AT & some new pics below– 1. I always thought .3 miles was not that far. 2. Wildlife has been all but nonexistent....

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General, Podcast, Uncategorized

WEEK # 5— Great Smokies to Hot Springs, NC and Erwin, TN

WEEK # 5 3/20 – 3/28 Great Smokies to Hot Springs, NC and Erwin, TN   “Week” 5 for convenience (and logic – although convincing some that nine days is a week as...

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Bruce's Thru-hike, General, Sponsors

Week #3— A Walk in the Snow and a Visit from Brooke

WEEK # 3 My third week on the Appalachian Trail might be characterized as a prelude to the Great Smoky Mountains. Having been “at it” for two weeks, the hiking and camping were...

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General, Support ATC

“National Monument or National Park?”

Recently I posted an article about the Bears Ears National Monument controversy.  I used the story to urge readers to be diligent in protecting our parks and wilderness areas, such as the...

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General, Sponsors

Thanks to Our Sponsor – Virginia Commercial Finance

    VIRGINIA COMMERCIAL FINANCE (“VCF”) is a team of financial services professionals who are bound together by their common mission: to serve those who serve others....

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Thanks to Our Sponsor – Independence

Independence Golf Club is not just a golf course but an experiential entertainment center where we’re focused on delivering high-end quality in everything we do.     Because we,...

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“Bears Ears – But Who’s Listening”

Editorial Note:: This article, in substantially the same form, was published previously at Blue Ridge Outdoors   UPDATE:  Since the publication of this article, Secretary of the...

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General

Goo Goo Dolls for Christmas

Christmas is many things, but it is certainly about tradition and traditions, which was again confirmed to me last week when I received my annual box of “Goo Goo Clusters” from my...

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