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Coming to the End of the Road

Coming to the End of the Road From the end spring new beginnings ~ Pliny the Elder Well I am in the middle of my ninth month on the road.  Job applications are being submitted, hopefully soon, I’ll start interviewing … Continue reading

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Great Hikes & Treks

Great Hikes & Treks A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world.                 ~Paul Dudley White Shorter Hikes (Under 100 miles) Rim to Rim Grand … Continue reading

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Friends on the Road

My 2018 Adventure – Friends on the Road I have wandered all of my life and also traveled; the difference between the two being this, that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment. ~ Hilaire Belloc My 2018 … Continue reading

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It’s all about Your Attitude

It’s all about Your Attitude Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one. ~ Hans Selye Last night I was kicking around on Facebook before crashing for the night and I found an article, 10 … Continue reading

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Day 5 Great Glen Way – Drumnodrochit to Inverness (bizarro world)

Day 5 Great Glen Way – Drumnodrochit to Inverness (bizarro world) You can read my last post about most of my last day hike on the Great Glen Way for the straight story.  What follows is a somewhat embellished, somewhat … Continue reading

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Day 5 Great Glen Way – Drumnodrochit to Inverness (straight story)

Day 5 Great Glen Way – Drumnodrochit to Inverness (the straight story) The long walk home. So I’ll be writing two versions of my 5th day on the Great Glen. The first will be the fairly standard trip report of … Continue reading

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Day 4 Great Glen Way – Invermorsten to Drumnodrochit

Day 4 Great Glen Way – Invermorsten to Drumnodrochit A peaceful and mellow day on the trail. Started with a massive thousand foot climb, one of two for the day. The first one does the altitude in an a little … Continue reading

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Day 3 Great Glen Way – Laggan to Invermorsten

Day 3 Great Glen Way – Laggan to Invermorsten First view of Loch Ness A long day today, 18 5 miles from Laggan to Invermorsten. After a great stay at the Forest Lodge BnB I set out at 8AM and … Continue reading

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Day 2 Great Glen Way – Garlochy to Laggan

Day 2 Great Glen Way – Garlochy to Laggan Short 10 mile day from Garlochy to Laggan. A cloudy and nice day spent along the shores of Loch Lochy. My favorite named loch because in American it would translate to … Continue reading

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Day 5 West Highland Way – Tyndrum to Kingshouse

Day 5 West Highland Way – Tyndrum to Kingshouse This was the day that had been on my mind. A combination of a 20 mile hike 10 of it mostly uphill and a need to make a 5:30 shuttle deadline … Continue reading

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