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Review: PATH projects Killam PX pant

I’ve been tremendously excited about the introduction of a PATH projects pant for a long time. As one of their ambassadors I’ve been privy to the ongoing development, and now, it’s finally here in the Killam PX pant. Did it live up to all of my expectations? Not that I’ve got a handful of runs […]

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Garden Flowers and Pollinators

I’m still working on some product reviews, but with the weather getting cold around here, I wanted to share something bright and warm. I recently got a chance to try out my new camera in our native plant garden. There have been so many bees of different kinds that come through that it’s been a […]

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Well that was dumb…

Because of the adventures I like to take via bike, I put a rear rack on almost every bike when I get it. I procrastinated on putting one on the Ice Cream Truck, but when I saw that the Surly branded rack was on backorder almost everywhere, I knew I had to jump. I found […]

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Moving up to full frame

I’ve been in the photography world since I was in my early teens. At 13 I was using an OLD Kodak rangefinder camera to document my visit to the 1987 Twins World Series celebration. Soon though I saved up enough money from my assistant wedding photography gigs to purchase a Minolta X370, which was my […]

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Attempted Superior Hiking Trail Thru-Hike – part 4

Even though I wasn’t on trail anymore, I still wanted to be up north as much as possible and support my friend Mike with completing the plan. I also needed to work out some things in my head and try and find some way to still take part in this adventure that I had spent […]

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Attempted Superior Hiking Trail Thru-Hike – part 3

We continue along my attempted journey to thru-hike the SHT, arriving at the day when everything went fell apart. Day 3 continued As I hiked the final 5 miles of the day from Durfee Creek to Devils Track River, things started to turn for me. I started to feel some pains in my back and […]

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Attempted Superior Hiking Trail Thru-Hike – part 2

This is part 2 of my attempted thru-hike of the Superior Hiking Trail, a story with an ending that wasn’t what I hoped for, but taught me a lot. Day 2 The second day began with a quick breakfast before tearing down camp. We managed to head out just as the sun was rising, so […]

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Attempted Superior Hiking Trail Thru-Hike – part 1

It’s been a couple of weeks since I last posted here, and the reason was that I was going to attempt a 15 day thru-hike of the Superior Hiking Trail with my friend Mike. As it turns out things didn’t go as planned for me. There’s a lot of emotion that I’ve been processing since […]

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Blog going silent for a few weeks

The month of September is always crazy busy for me, and this year even more so. In addition to volunteering at the Superior 100 race we also put on our own race, the Fire Tower Trail Races just this past weekend. Both of which took huge amounts of energy and mental stamina. Now to top […]

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Breweries on my South Dakota trip

It’s a given that when we travel, I’ve got my eyes peeled for breweries. I love visiting new places and trying local beer, as well as adding to my Untappd beer count! Our recent trip to western South Dakota was no different. We did start the journey with lunch in Sioux Falls where I had […]

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Black Hills Photo Dump

Just got back from a trip to the Black Hills in South Dakota and despite having all the best intentions to blog about the trip while I was there, I ended up just relaxing and keeping busy with lots of hiking around. That means that I’m going to turn this post into a photo dump […]

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This post should be sponsored by Jackery

I recently acquired three Jackery power stations for use in our trail races that we put on. I have the goal of not using gas powered generators at our events (whenever feasible), and so I stocked up on a few different power stations for the different aid stations. I charged them up and they seemed […]

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