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Wednesday, August 02, 2017


Tina Crowder

If you continue up the hill south of Battle Creek Canyon, along the Curly Springs Trail, there is an "overlook" to your right that looks down into Battle Creek Canyon, called Brush Mountain! From there to Dry Canyon it is another 3 miles. Great place to snowshoes in winter too!


I haven't finished reading the post yet, but I just had to stop and comment on how perfect it is that you use dictionaries as weight. <3

(I use water because I can dump it out on the summit to save my knees on the downhill, but I love that you are literally carrying words and meanings on your back.)


Crossing rivers and streams is so much easier with hiking poles. I'd never realised that secondary benefit of having them until (after your prompting) I succumbed and bought some. Now I (and you) just have to remember to take the poles when hiking!

(Just FYI, in New Zealand vocabulary the word for 'hiking' is 'tramping'(but we take 'hiking poles' tramping, so go figure!).)

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