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Why I Hike: Hiking Therapy

The storms of life. The agony of defeat. Rejection. Heartbreak. Death. We’ve all experienced these things, the banes of our collective existence. Luckily, we have a place to go and collect ourselves and return to wholeness as human beings. It’s called the natural world. Hiking therapy is real and it works. I know that most […]

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Bourbon Trail Dirt

Luckily, the TrailDirt crew had an urgent errand to run that brought us to the Bluegrass state for a very short stay, and we decided we couldn’t leave the state and its unbridled spirit without hitting its most important, most valuable, and most defining trail: The Kentucky Bourbon Trail. It was February 15th, 2013, the day of the […]

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Utah Unveils Recreation Vision

At Outdoor Retailer’s Winter Market 2013 show, the state of Utah and its governor, Gary Herbert, presented “The State of Utah Outdoor Recreation Vision” after suggestions from the large trade show and its constituency to plan for and protect outdoor recreation and natural resources in the state of Utah. As a former Utah resident, taxpayer, […]

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Ivory-billed Woodpecker: Gone or Just Forgotten?

I’ll admit it: I am a first-class Ivory-billed Woodpecker junkie. This beautiful, large bird, if not extinct, has been hiding very well since the 1940s; the last known pair of birds was seen and extensively documented by Arthur Allan and Paul Kellogg in 1935 for their report Recent observations of the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker. When news broke […]

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