April 19, 2018

Waimea Canyon Trail, Hawaii

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visit 47 U.S. National Parks

On one road trip. The Optimal U.S. National Parks Centennial Road Trip

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Cooper’s Island, Bermuda

trip report by site editor Rick McCharles The most famous walking in Bermuda is the Railway Trail. But I prefer day hiking Cooper’s Island Nature Reserve out by the airport in tranquil St. Davids. Cooper’s Island is no longer an island. …thanks to reclamation work is now joined to St. David’s Island as a southeastern peninsula … The […]

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first time hiking Norway

I’m brainstorming a trip for summer 2018. I could rent a car and do this loop. Vehicle and fuel would be expensive, but I’d camp most nights. That gets me to Skjeggedal, Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock), Rondane National Park, Hardangervidda National Park … as well as the scenic Atlantic Road driving tour. Leave a comment if […]

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Trekking for Tips

As I travel around the world I join many FREE city tours. If you enjoy the experience, you tip the guide. One such company, for example – tours4tips.com Because the guides only survive if they make good tips, the tours are (usually) excellent. For the first time I saw offered in Valparaíso, Chile Trekking for […]

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pacific salmon, scavenger wolves, grizzly bears

Canada – The Wild West The Nature of Things – Season 53, Episode 16 Click PLAY or watch the documentary on YouTube. (45min)

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day hike Parque Nacional Chiloe in Chile

trip report by site editor Rick McCharles Most hikers bypass the island of Chiloe en route to bigger adventure destinations in Patagonia. Click PLAY or get a glimpse of my hike on YouTube. That’s the Chiloé National Park. The southern section near the village of Cucao. Entrance fee $3 in 2018. It includes zones of […]

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drone’s view of wild Patagonia

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube. If you like that, watch another Patagonia edit by Martin Heck on Vimeo. (via Adventure Blog)

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North American Avalanche Danger Scale

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BEST pit toilets – Ecodomeo

toilets work completely without water do not require any additional material (chemicals, saw dust, etc.) less odour than traditional pit toilets far less maintenance I learned about this system from the Outside magazine podcast – Ep. 19: An Amazingly Crappy Story Canadian researcher Geoff Hill is now putting the French design into National Parks in […]

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