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A Tale of Two Outings, Part Four: Long Way ‘Round

Having found myself somewhere other than actually on the trail back to the parking lot, I had three choices: I could try to backtrack and pick up the trail where I had lost it in the first place; I could … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Outings, Part Three: False Start

After I saw the young bull moose calmly stroll past me that afternoon on Kamiak Butte, I figured the day could get no better and I should head back to the world. I lingered a few minutes, vainly trying to … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Outings, Part Two: Lunch Guest

Having successfully negotiated the icy back side of the trail up Kamiak Butte, I paused a few minutes for a piece of Clif Bar, a drink of water, and a big ol’ chunk of solitude. There was so much of … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Outings, Part One: A Solo Mission

On this anniversary of the birth of the great Charles Dickens, it seems only appropriate that I have a story of two opposite outings which I undertook on consecutive days. First, I must apologize for the undue delay in posting. … Continue reading

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