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6 Million Step Challenge (Updating)

In 2020 I am attempting to walk, run or hike at least 6 million steps, as measured by my Garmin Vivoactive 3 watch. Logging at least 500,000 steps a month isn’t a walk in the park (or rather many walks in the park). January. 473,731 steps. February. 450,380 steps. YTD total = 924,111 March. 516,006 […]

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Desert Biohazard

The Gila Monster is one of only two poisonous lizards in North America. I have only seen two in my travels and hiking in the Sonoran desert. This Gila Monster was pointed out to us by another hiker on a recent descent down Black Mountain in Cave Creek, Arizona. Like any creepy crawler avoid being […]

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Have Shoes, Will Run to Top of Mountain

Urban Exploration Running is my preferred method to explore the places I visit. I spent the latter half of this week in Juneau – the capital city of the great state of Alaska. I was honored to be asked to present at the Southeast Regional EMS Symposium. Although Juneau is on the mainland it has […]