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“Wild” movie review

January 10, 2015 smokebeard 0

Meh. First off, it’s not a hiking movie.   There’s some scenery, and a few legit interactions between the main character and other hikers, and some might-not-have-happened-but-definitely-could-have scary scenes with some hunters, but it’s not a hiking movie. It’s a movie […more]

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Wolf “mistaken for coyote” shot in Utah

January 8, 2015 smokebeard 0

A coyote hunter killed a wild wolf which had moved from the Grand Canyon area back into its historic range.  Coyote can be “shot on sight” in Utah.  Commercial ranching and misinformation place incredible pressure on grey wolves and coyote, […more]

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Sorry to sound like a broken record, but Plan Ahead And Prepare!

January 3, 2015 smokebeard 0

http://gawker.com/brooklyn-man-vanishes-while-on-yoga-retreat-in-mexico-1677123622http://www.ny1.com/content/news/221277/brooklyn-man-who-went-missing-in-mexico-found-dead/ Terribly prepared man dies while hiking in Mexico.  RIP Hari. Lowlights from the article: accidentally summitted another mountain “I’m not exactly sure how to get down” the phone company released all the information from Khalsa’s phone but said the […more]