Tag Archives: Google-Fu

Cho-Pat Dual Action Knee Strap, or These Knees Are as Old as I Am (Unfortunately)

Imagine my surprise when I finally hit the trail and learned that muscle or lung or heart failure weren’t going to stop me from achieving my goal, but my knees just might. Continue reading

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Marmot PreCip Rain Jacket, or I Got Exactly What I Wanted (on Clearance)

As I have mentioned previously, I’m not much for foul-weather outdoorsmanship. I know there are people who love to hike and camp and fish and what-have-you in the cold rain. I am not one of those people. It’s part of why … Continue reading

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It’s Official! or, How I Beat Grand Canyon National Park’s Byzantine Permit System (by Getting Someone Else to Do It For Me)

I almost still can’t believe it’s true, partially because there was a very real possibility that a scarcity of permits would obstruct the whole enterprise. Continue reading

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The Initial Research, or How the Internet Solved All of My Problems (As Usual)

What I really needed was information. I limbered up my Google-fu. Continue reading

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