Category Archives: Camping

A Grand Visit!

Prior to Utah’s Monsoon season this spring, Christina, Tess & I had ourselves a grand adventure on the Colorado Plateau including a multi-night stay on the south rim of the Grand Canyon. Christina & I picked Tess up from the … Continue reading

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“death march”

Squeezing in all the requisite New England summer activities as the exodus quickly approaches.  This trip ironically turned into the laziest camp/hike weekend.  Boxes, however, were checked off. As per usual it was late in the day when we reached … Continue reading

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Persia-Swede-a-‘Rican Hijinks

There’s something to be said for sharing tent space with friends. As the time increases Something akin to a telepathic connection develops. Conversations can be carried on in one word sentences, and hysterical bouts of laughter lasting minutes can be … Continue reading

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Cold Rain and SNOW!

Friday afternoon came around and I said screw this plague I’m going backpacking.  Now, sitting at my desk every other keystroke interrupted by a coughing fit (slight exaggeration) I realize this was a foolhardy decision.  But what’s done is done, … Continue reading

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KanceeMangee (that’s a hard ‘C’ and a soft ‘G’)

Free at last from the congestion of the commuters, I speed towards the mountains, a cool wind in my face gives me goosebumps, but if I roll the window up it’s instantly too warm for my taste on this midsummer … Continue reading

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Camping…. with family

All summer long, my mom had been bugging me about going on a “family camping trip.” A weekend in late September was inked on the calendar and it was on. My brother & I planned out a nice weekend in … Continue reading

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