We took a beating on the East Fork trail to get off the beaten track

That was about 20 years ago when my friend, the late Dave Gahm, and I decided to see how far we could get into the East Fork of the Eklutna River drainage.

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) requires an “all hands on deck” approach

Since I fall into an age group most susceptible to the ravages of the Corona virus (COVID-19), I have adopted a rather reclusive lifestyle.

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Outdoor photography is an ongoing challenge

What I learned most from these and other photographers was that for them, it's all about light. They are obsessed with it.

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My love of nature began early

I have often written about my respect for nature and my connection to it, but I think it’s a feeling most of us share.

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Healthy lifestyle works as “preventative medicine”

There is a seldom-discussed panacea, albeit not perfect, that could reduce health care costs. It’s called preventative medicine.

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Winter sun-seeking is fun-seeking

Winter sun is a guaranteed energy and morale booster. Even on short December days, a person can still feel some heat from our glorious sun.

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Internet offers answers to life’s perplexing questions

I felt that perhaps there are some folks out there who like me, keep wondering about things that the internet can answer.

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Gold Star Peak becomes pilgrimage for hundreds over past two years

And over the past two years, more than 400 have made the pilgrimage to 4,148-foot Gold Star Peak on 46 separate hikes.

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Do we own our stuff, or does it own us?

The difficulty for many of us, I believe, is that WE DON’T KNOW HOW TO GET RID OF OUR STUFF, and a lot of folks don’t want it!

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Bear Mountain transit is short, but rewarding

The trail up Bear Mountain from Peters Creek Valley was just below freezing and travel over the hardened ground was easy.

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