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Hiking in Willapa National Wildlife Refuge

Hiking in Willapa National Wildlife Refuge

Mist rolls through the spreading limbs of the tall, silver Sitka Spruce trees that flank the verdant shores of a small creek, its tumbling waters[Read More…]

by July 7, 2014 0 comments Trails
Spotting Wildlife On A Hike | Trail Tips

Spotting Wildlife On A Hike | Trail Tips

Paths alongside lakes and rivers are particularly good as many animals will come to the waterbody to drink. Trails alongside or through meadows also are excellent, for they offer wide open spaces to spot animals grazing in the distance or flying overhead.

by October 1, 2013 0 comments Skills
Yellowstone – Rugged as Ever

Yellowstone – Rugged as Ever

Over the course of four days my wife, our guide and I covered sixty miles in the park, seeing countless wide-open meadows, miles of meandering streams, and some of the best scenery one can hope to find anywhere in the world.

by July 8, 2013 0 comments Trails
Fauna From The Himalayas

Fauna From The Himalayas

I’m on the ascent to the magnificent Annapurna range that has an unparalleled reputation for breath-taking views, quaint Sherpa villages and an enviable array of flora and fauna. My first stop is Hyangja – a Tibetan refugee camp where I enjoy fuelling myself with freshly steamed buffalo momos and hot chai in preparation for walking that awaits me.

by October 29, 2012 0 comments Fireside
The Things Animal Tracks Tell You

The Things Animal Tracks Tell You

Seeing animals along the trail is challenging. We hike rapidly, with eyes on the ground most of the time, the heels of our boots pounding loudly. This behavior would scare every wild animal away if it weren’t for one thing: they are often used to us, accustomed to our incongruous way of moving through the wilderness.

by May 10, 2011 0 comments Skills
What Birds Can Tell You

What Birds Can Tell You

Seeing animals along the trail is challenging. We hike rapidly, with eyes on the ground most of the time, the heels of our boots pounding loudly. This behavior would scare every wild animal away if it weren’t for one thing: they are often used to us, accustomed to our incongruous way of moving through the wilderness.

by April 1, 2011 0 comments Earth