Field Notes

Feb 13
Posted February 13, 2014
  When I was a young man, just out of college, I lived a life of an entrepreneurial carpenter in the western United States, working hard, partying hard, backpacking often and...
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Nov 11
Posted November 11, 2013
What’s Wrong With Men Today About a year ago I received an article from a friend entitled “What's wrong with men today?” There are a multitude of examples in books like "Manning...
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Oct 23
Posted October 23, 2013
I am not a huge outdoorsman, and although I was a boy scout when I was younger, I still felt some trepidation about participating in the Wilderness Outreach program. But whatever...
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Oct 9
Posted October 9, 2013
I have spent a lifetime in the construction industry building and renovating. A few weeks ago I made a morning hike with a man who has done the same. Denny learned the trade of...
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Oct 9
Posted October 9, 2013
Occasionally I am contacted by a father who wants to participate with his son on an expedition. I am usually wary of this situation due to fractured father-son relationship so...
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Oct 4
Posted October 4, 2013
By John Bradford We worked hard getting into basecamp. Back packs loaded with the 50 pounds of gear needed for surviving a week in the high Sierra wilderness, we hiked in the 10...
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