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Balsam Lake Mountain

TR From Last Weekend

November 23, 2010

Here’s the linq to the forum post if you want to read the comments. BLM to McKinley Hollow: 5 Peak “Backpack” 11/20/2010 I’m a peakbagger, not a backpacker: there’s a difference.  On Saturday I combined the two – and made a bunch of mistakes. The first one was not calling ahead to say that I’d […]

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Weekend Run-Down

October 7, 2010

A month or more ago, a friend of mine said to me “hey, I checked out your blog.”  Cool.  “But I don’t really think it’s for me – I mean, unless you’re a hardcore hiker, it seems kind of tough to relate to.”  I was like, “wtf!  I don’t ONLY write about hiking, and I’m not even […]

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BLM, Graham & Doubletop Trip Report from Saturday’s Hike

October 7, 2010

BLM, Graham, Doubletop 10/2/2010 I haven’t had a chance to hike with SoloJoe in a while (and I’d never hiked with his buddy Patrick), so I jumped at the chance to plan something for this past Saturday.  Consulting our grids, we decided on this route.  Here it is over at my EveryTrail page. We met […]

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Today’s Hike 2-8-2009

February 8, 2009

Today we’ll be hiking Balsam Lake Mountain:   View Larger Map This is 30/39 in our quest to become members of the Catskill 3500 Club.  Nine mountains left to go. It’s supposed to be in the 50s here in Jersey, but between 11 and 38 degrees in the Catskills, with at 30% chance of precipitation.  Yay […]

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