I met Ian last year while camping at the Horns Pond shelter area. He single-handedly triggered an avalanche of volunteer work which cleaned up an old Fire Warden’s cabin site (of which I played one small part). Over the years […more]
Absent any recent knowledge about chemistry, and also a pre-21st century mindset that the world was large, and that actions in 1 place don’t impact others, they dumped chemical weapons into the ocean. http://www.treehugger.com/clean-water/65000-tonnes-nazi-chemical-weapons-were-dumped-baltic-sea-70-years-ago.html Sadly this seems to still be […more]
http://www.nbcnews.com/id/54865661/ns/local_news-springfield_ma/t/hikers-rescued-after-search-chester/ “Fristik said that firefighters had to go through some very steep and difficult terrain in their efforts to find the other two hikers.” Know your route, take proper gear. People risk life and limb to save you.
Backwoods Ethics and Wilderness Ethics are two of my favorite books. These books, by Laura and Guy Waterman, helped shape my summer in 2002, and every day from that point onward.Check out the Waterman Fund at http://www.watermanfund.org/ “Without some management, […more]
I can’t really add much to this post on the LNT.org website.https://lnt.org/blog/do-you-choose-right-path PS. Don’t do this. Plan ahead and prepare! If you had waterproof shoes, you would never need to expand the path.