Category Archives: Weather

Heat Stroke or How to Survive crossing the prairie during a drought (in 2012).

August 21, 2012 I got sick during the night!  I am sure it was because I didn’t drink enough the day before.  I tend to not drink enough and it has been my downfall on numerous occasions.  Once we broke … Continue reading

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The Day It Rained So Hard

Three years ago today, August 12, 2014, we were hiking in Sweden at the Fjallraven Classic.  An all expenses paid trip we had won!!!! The day started out cloudy and by mid-day was a constant hard driving rain.  Right before … Continue reading

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

We started our journey through this section of the AT three days before our permit was to expire.  The park requires all thru-hikers to have permits, which we got before we left. On the first day out of Fontana Dam … Continue reading

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