This week we celebrate Take a Hike Day, with hikes from writers past.
Winter camping, hunting, and hiking in BC. Wayne E. Benedict recalls memorable excursions that turned out well despite some precarious moments. “…Rick finally got the propane to ignite. He exited the camper as if he’d been shot from a canon, a roiling ball of orange flame pursuing him out the door.” Luck and Good Legs, February 11, 2004
Snakes in the laundry. Tanja Ahlin travels to Costa Rica for a month-long summer credit course, which includes plenty of opportunity for bird-watching and snake-avoiding. “I could never have imagined a better way to get wet than while taking notes on a lecture in the middle of a tropical rainforest with our feet in the river…” Costa Rica—Behind the Scene, January 13, 2006.