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LGN 107: Up Jumped Spring

Inside: End of an era; Year 44 game plan; Fitness goals; Any suggestions? Up jumped Spring. Just like that. 50 and 60 degrees all day long. I had a blast last night on the mountain, though. Snow melts. The snow report for Liberty says “Packed powder”. Wrong. Loose granular, i.e. slush. Slushy snow is fine…

LGN 105: She’s Snow Angel

See what I did there? Inside: About my dichotomous brain; The rest is all snowboarding I want you to understand something about me — about my brain. I have very distinct parallel processors. A lot of people do. I’m not saying I’m special but it amazes me how strongly two opposing thoughts, sensations, and ideas…

LGN 103: Bonkin’ on Strickler Knob

Inside: What I haven’t learned; The bonk; No cramps*; This is why I train at Underground Athlete Strickler Knob I went on the Strickler Knob hike a few weekends ago. It was one of the Mid-Atlantic Hiking Group’s outings. It’s rated as middle of strenuous. Twelve miles or so, over 2,000 feet of elevation gain,…

LGN 102: The Dream Laser

Inside: Even zombie monsters are no match for the dream laser; Why I outdoor; Dismal Swamp Kayak Camping trip When I said there are cold adventures to be had — yeh, I said that. Let’s just say that I got cocky. When it’s cold out? You’re gonna be cold. I am a cold wuss. Cold…