Monthly Archives: February 2012

Victory Meals!

Last weekend, after spending all day exploring the Ojito Wilderness, my friend Becky and I were starving. The kind of hungry only produced by hiking, the kind of hungry only cured by a Victory Meal. A Victory Meal is one you’ve … Continue reading

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Trail Signs

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Travels With Bowie & D.O.G.: Arizona

In the past six years, my dogs and I have seen a lot of this country. I take a lot of photos when I travel and my favorites are usually the shots with my border collie mixes Bowie and Dio … Continue reading

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Writing on the Wall: Flagstaff, AZ

Flagstaff has a lot to love: the train, the small town shops, the independent outdoors store, the sweet burrito joint, the hot dog stand, the coffee shops, the record store, the Grand Canyon Youth Hostel. Here’s to what I love … Continue reading

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Bare Bones

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Grand Canyon Birthday Trek: AZ Road Trip!

Tomorrow, I’m off to Arizona! I’m picking up Drew from the airport in Flagstaff Thursday morning so I thought I’d leave a day early and see a few things between here and there. My beloved National Geographic Adventure Atlas has been … Continue reading

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Cairns Across America

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Grand Canyon Birthday Trek: Trail Cooking Guest Post!

Hey Everybody! Welcome to the first guest post on the Blonde Coyote! I’m all for dividing up trip planning duties so I handed over meal planning to my adventure-partner-in-crime Drew, who’s a much better cook than I: I can’t hike … Continue reading

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Grand Canyon Birthday Trek: Winter Backpacking

All week, I’ve had the Backcountry Information Office at the Grand Canyon on speed dial. I swear, they’re leaving the phone off the hook — it’s busy every time I call! I want to ask about trail conditions: how much … Continue reading

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Maine Winter, Revisited

This morning I’m putting the finishing touches for publication on a story I wrote last winter about hiking in a snowstorm in the Maine woods and it’s taking me right back to Tenants Harbor. Just in case you’re getting tired … Continue reading

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