Redoubters stand apart from white supremacist in activity. Recently voiced intent to rally in cities across the country come from white supremacists, while redoubters prefer to sit quietly on their 20+ acres of woods with nuclear-war resistant bunkers, market shares in precious metals, freeze-dried food and 50,000 gallons of propane gas buried in the backyard.
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Long Canyon — Parker Ridge 5-day Loop
“Oh fuck,” I say under my breath, and reach for my bear spray. I have it out in seconds, aiming at the thick slope of huckleberry bushes, still rumbling with activity. A series of loud snorts comes at us and I know we have to retreat.
The Day I Didn’t Die
The mountains’ shadow now envelops us, offering cooler air and a rushed sense of excitement over what we just did. We stand in a line, looking back at the cliff, and let a joint sense of accomplishment settle into us. Now we can move on.
Ten Years of Travel
I’ve never been so filthy, wet, thirsty, hungry, lonely, happy or inspired. I was scared at times, but not too bad. I found out where all the cool people were hanging out; the ones I was always looking for at home. I lost all my shoes and lived barefoot for a long time. I cut my own hair, using my pocketknife. I bought a machete to compliment the 4-battery Maglite that I carried in my pack. I indulged in my ferocious appetite for books, deep conversation and exploring my boundaries.
The Summer I Learned To Build Trails
Why do people carry 4-pound tools miles up a mountain to bust their butts on a day off? I’m not […]
What I Love About Living In America
It’s been two years since I fist arrived in the US. It’s been a fascinating and, at times, tiring journey […]