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Terrible Things Happening in Cold Places
I started writing a blog about one of my dearest niche interests: terrible things happening in cold places. Whether it's explorers wrecking their ships in the Arctic or mountaineering expeditions mysteriously going wrong, I'm interested in it, and I will write about it for you here. [more inside]
Meanderthals: A Hiking Blog
I am fortunate to live in a beautiful environment, the mountains of western North Carolina, and have the opportunity to day hike nearly every week, year round. The Blue Ridge Parkway is nearby, as are a couple of national forests, Pisgah and Nantahala. It is fair to say I love to hike. There is information on the web about some of the very popular hikes in this area, but for the most part there is scant trail reporting available. I aim to improve that situation with this hiking blog. I offer experience with trail length and conditions, elevation change, and how to get there. I detail the features along the way with terrain maps and photos. Perhaps if I'm lucky, I will encourage folks to get out and explore the great outdoors. [more inside]