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Merrell ‘Wilderness Escapes’: SLC, Denver, Boston, D.C.

October 18, 2011

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Assigned to write a few more short destination features for an upcoming Merrell campaign, this is part two of “Wilderness Escapes.” This series features Salt Lake City, Denver, Boston and Washington, D.C. All of which are great destinations in their own right, and they all have a vast array of outdoor activities to offer travelers. Salt […]

Nor’easter Festival: Sports, Music and Parties

September 27, 2011

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It’s safe to say that Burlington’s iconic Waterfront Park and North Beach Park are recovering this week, courtesy of Eastern Mountain Sports’ (EMS) annual Nor’easter Festival. After the weekend’s festivities subsided, which included climbing, running, cycling, music and parties, I have a feeling the folks at EMS were left thinking the same thing as everyone else –“It’s […]

Merrell ‘Wilderness Escapes’: NYC, SF, LA, Seattle

September 10, 2011

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Assigned to write a few short destination features for an upcoming Merrell campaign, the first four in the series are focusing on New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Seattle. All of which are amazing destinations in their own right, and they all have a vast array of outdoor activities to offer travelers. Here’s the […]

Seattle: Climbing North Cascades National Park

September 10, 2011

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Located deep within the towering peaks of North Cascades National Park is Early Winters Spire, the highest summit within the Liberty Bell Group at 7,807 feet, which serves as home to some of the most popular climbing in Washington. Deep river valleys, towering waterfalls and over 300 glaciers are scattered throughout the North Cascades National […]

Los Angeles: Kayaking the Channel Islands

September 10, 2011

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Located just off the coast of Ventura Harbor, California, the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary encompasses six nautical miles of amazing sea kayaking and marine exploration. The five main islands –San Miguel, Santa Rosa, Santa Cruz, Anacapa, and Santa Barbara– were designated as Channel Islands National Park in 1980, and its year-round Mediterranean-style climate fosters […]

Japan Kayaking Expedition, Disaster Relief

August 25, 2011

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When kayaker and photographer Darin McQuoid first started planning his two-week kayak expedition with his crew, things were looking up. Japan has a vast pool of quality rivers, ranging from tight creeks to raging rivers. Then, two months after tickets were bought and the trip was dialed, the earthquake and tsunami occurred and they were […]