Tour du Mont Blanc: The Delicate Passage

TMB Day 10: Tre-le-Champ to Refuge La Flegere *The Tour du Mont Blanc is the most famous and celebrated hike in Alpine Europe and is the fifth Bucket List Hike that Brian and Sylvia have completed together. It is also our first hike together of any kind in Europe.* The tenth day of the Tour …

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My Buddy, Rainier!

*This post originally appeared on the blog in December 2017...We have re-posted for the enjoyment of all during our 'Summer re-runs" while Brian and Sylvia are in search of new adventures. *We have added the Skyline Trail on Mt. Rainier to the list of Great Hikes in the USA and Canada! In my opinion there …

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A Trail to Fall For

  The Falls Lake Trail, Raleigh/Durham. NC *We had added the Falls Lake Trail to our list of recommended local hikes in the Raleigh/Durham area.. We often train here for the bigger adventures. Being an outdoors adventurer requires a willingness to travel long distances in search of the great adventures of life. Adventures don’t generally …

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A Slowly Dying Lake of Ice

Pastoruri Glacier...or, what's left of it **An older version of this post originally appeared in 2015 on the old legacy blog. We hope you enjoy this updated version! Most trips to Huaraz include a side trip to Pastoruri Glacier, one of the few glaciers remaining in tropical South America. Except that nowadays, it’s more correct …

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Forest Ridge Park in Wake County Opens

Forest Ridge Park is Wake County's newest! Located in the extreme Northern Corner of Raleigh, near the Wake County Line, is the new Forest Ridge Park. We think it may become on of the best places to hike in the Triangle area. Though it is a multi-use park, most of this new recreational area is …

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