Category Archives: GoProHero

Smooth Move, X-Cracks

Roller coaster weather; snow, then rain and high winds, then dropping temps. Took the overall sheen off the ice, but melted all the snow and left the surface pebbled and crunchy in spots but still glassy in others. A sunny … Continue reading

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These pictures rock.

To paraphrase Frank Zappa, I’m not dead, I just smell funny. Part of the reason is that I took one of my nephews on a backpacking trip to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, located in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The weather was … Continue reading

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Skate Report

Had some really, really nice skating ice for about 3 days. The clear, really smooth, just  thick enough to hold you yet flexible enough to creak alarmingly, kind of ice. GPS kept acting up and losing satellite reception so I … Continue reading

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North Manitou Island Backpacking

After a horrible, horrible summer, I took a sabbatical and went for a 5 day hiking trip to North Manitou Island. It is part of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Click here or on the image below to open … Continue reading

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Snow Job 2014

Made a quick weekend trip to the cabin to remove the snow load from the roof. Moved tons of snow, took some pics, looked around a little, and then drove home.

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