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  • Two-Heel Drive, Tom Mangan's hiking blog
  • Why it?s never the same trail twice

    Why it?s never the same trail twice
    I read awhile back that somebody said you might learn more from climbing the same mountain 50 times than you would from climbing 50 individual mountains. Hiking trails are much the same. I was on my morning hike the other…
  • Hiking is not enough, but it?s a start

    Hiking is not enough, but it?s a start
    I used to delude myself that going on hikes and encouraging others to do the same via my blog was the extent of my obligation to the planet that makes it all possible. The guiding philosophy of outdoor-oriented recreation is…
  • Extreme hiking tale: We have a winner

    Extreme hiking tale: We have a winner
    The winner of the Two-Heel Drive challenge to relate readers’ most extreme hiking experiences is one Thom Gabrukiewicz, who emerged bloodied but not bowed after a backpacking adventure in Northern California’s gorgeous Trinity Alps. Here’s the link to Thom’s original…
  • I?m Pemmican?s Blogger of the Week

    I?m Pemmican?s Blogger of the Week
    And now I can finally reveal the shocking truth behind the Tell Your Most Extreme Hiking Tale giveaway: it all started because somebody on the social media team for Pemmican Beef Jerky picked an opportune time to flatter my ego…
  • Finalists for Most Extreme Hiking Tale

    Finalists for Most Extreme Hiking Tale
    UPDATE: This contest expired Nov. 8, 2011 Extreme hiking stories inevitably boil down to: at which point did you decide to turn back? At the first sign of trouble — when it made sense — or after a string of…