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Keep moving

One of the downsides to winter is that you just have to get out there and keep moving, but you often spend more time getting dressed for and getting to a hike than you do actually hiking. (Actually, this applies … Continue reading

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3 x 3 + 1

Seems like I’m always falling behind — too busy hiking to plan the next hike or too busy planning the next hike to blog about the last hike. During group hikes, I’m usually too busy navigating (avoiding getting lost) to … Continue reading

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Expressions

Given the muggy weather we’ve been having lately, with high humidity and a 40-50% chance of showers always in the forecast, it’s time to start visiting some of the shady trails that follow the many stream beds in Fairfax County. … Continue reading

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Mixed bag

I haven’t posted in a while because the last four hikes have been a really mixed bag of tricks: 1.  A June 7th hike along the Mount Vernon Trail from Fort Hunt Park to River Farm and back was waylaid … Continue reading

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