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Sierra Club and Military Vets

A cool article about a Sierra Club outreach program to military vets. I have a love hate relationship with the Sierra Club, (mostly neutral) but this is pretty cool...


And also a friend of mine was involved!


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Backcountry Meals

So I just discovered couscous...Perfect for the wilderness. What do you guys eat out in the wilds? Share your recipes and tricks!
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Didn't know where to put it...just felt like sharing!


Wolfie is 'bout to go squirrel huntin'. She(yes she) is my best li'l buddy!!

The Chief approves.
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NY Times column & We die Alone


One of my favorite books (We Die Alone) ends up in one of my favorite NYT editorial columns (David Brooks).

ahhhh...The stars align.

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I was just thinking about climbing in general, and state highpointing in particular. And I was wondering about the appeal of highpointing.

One of the coolest things about climbing a mountain is the feelings you get when you stand on the top. You have mastered a mountain, a challenge, yourself... you stand above all you survey. You have conquered- you are king (or queen) of the world!

I just wonder if others feel this way... ...
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U tube dangerous hikes

Have these been posted before? Pretty wild places out there!

http://www.gadling.com/2010/02/25/7-of- ... -the-wo%2F
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March/April Alpine Destinations

I have a window of a couple months before i start up my new job and am looking to do some alpine climbing (within the US). I am looking for routes such as the exum on the grand teton or EB on Whitney. I know the spring can be a little iffy as far as weather concerned so thats why i am reaching out to you guys. Any suggestions for routes in areas where the ...
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i can haz alpinist?

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Unbelievable resource

I don't know if this has been posted here or not (feel free to delete if it has) but I just stumbled upon this:

http://books.google.com/books?id=O_SNr4 ... q=&f=false

Yeah, you have to be on the web to read it, but it's searchable for whatever you're looking for.

I can't believe I haven't seen this before.
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Show us your rack pictures!

Here's two interesting ones I have

Old school Tennessee,

Old aid pic, Burl Raster man, look at that rack!

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