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The Storm

There’s no doubt about it: I thought we were going to die at the top of that mountain.

Exploring Natural Wonders

How can I tell if a snake is venemous? The most common venomous snakes in the U.S. are pit vipers, which include rattlesnakes, copperheads, and...

Mind and Mountain

While hiking 3,500 miles, I had endless opportunity to inquire into all the corners of nature, life, and myself.

The Secret Cabin

The Secret Cabin Tyler Currie, Thurmont, Md. Two summers ago, on a whim, I stepped off a familiar foot trail and climbed up an embankment deep...

Walking the Labyrinth

"The end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started / and know the place for the first time." —T.S. Eliot

Not Backing Down

A.T. Thru-Hiker Dedicates Her Next Journey to Hiking Victims