Jogging My Memory: A Run In Lake Forest, CA

Lacing up my shoes for a run a day before my trip home ends, I go on my usual last hurrah. The sunshine and scattered clouds tell me this is going to be a long, but wonderful, day of nostalgia. I step out of my home on the cul-de-sac of Avenida Veraneo, one of the...

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Happy Endings Aren’t Real

Henry Oswald Christensen became enamored with mountaineering while working on his family farm in Utah. In his journal, he wrote: “While herding sheep I acquired the desire to work the sheep over to where I could climb the highest point around and get a good view of...

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Taking The Leap

A really fun and simple thing to do with a big group of people is to go bridge jumping. Bridge jumping, when done right, is fun, safe and thrilling. The best part of it? Anyone can do it, spots are relatively easy to find, and everyone gets a chance to experience an...

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Rally in the Relay

Running with a group is always going to help you to run faster. The same principle applies to when you run in an organized run. But what if you were to do both? A trending running sensation is running something alike to a Ragnar. That was exactly what I did with a...

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Climbing: The Antithesis Of Falling (Roped)

Have you ever been driving in a rocky or mountainous area and you glance out the window and see an odd spec or two on the distant rocks? Probably not. If you did, you have my respect (in terms of eyesight) because those specs are usually hard to spot unless you are...

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Ride The Whitewater

When I see the whitewater of the river, I get a little rush of excitement. There is so much fun to be had and, for the most part, there is usually never enough time to experience it all. I have gone whitewater rafting ever since I was little. The first time I remember...

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Enter The Cave

Ever seen a dark abyss within the mountains or in the middle of nowhere? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to explore a cave in Middle-Earth? Have you wanted to wander in darkness? If you said yes to any one of these, give caving a try. Caving is alike to...

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Surfing a River

Being Californian, I grew up near the beach. With my dad, the way he is, I learned how to do a lot of fun water sports, like body boarding and surfing. However, while I have lived in Idaho, I had never thought that I would get the chance to catch a wave unless I was...

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New Places, New Adventures

Going exploring usually turns out to be the best sort adventure to go on. Recently, I learned about a cool place where there is a warming hut, and I wanted to find it. I drove out to go for an exploratory run and some slacklining. I have passed by the entrance to the...

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