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No Bears in BC
Bella Coola, Canada

While I spent most of my teen years in the Pacific Northwest, my only real foray into British Columbia was up to Vancouver, Victoria and Whistler a few times. This time, I got to go a little further north. About half way between Washington State and Alaska lies the beautiful Bella Coola Valley. It’s at the end of a 70-mile fjord and the mountains continue to climb from there.

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Hemmed-In Falls
Ponca Wilderness Area, Ozark Mountains, Arkansas, United States

It was just a simple day hike… something to stretch the legs. Forrest Wilder was on a road trip back to Alaska, I was kickin’ it in Arkansas.

We found a trail in a guide book that was given to us. But we couldn’t get to the trail head because the road was too much for our transportation. Shoulda brought the truck.

No matter, we found this great hike down to Hemmed-In Falls and had a blast. Check out the video for the details.

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Start High, Go Low
Grose Valley, Blue Mountains, Australia

I went to the Blue Mountains, about 2 hours west of Sydney. A guy I know had a gig with his band up there, so I caught a ride with him and saw his show Friday night, then started on the trail Saturday morning. Well, I had planned to start in the morning but I […]

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