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by roadtripmom
April 5th, 2016, 10:06 am
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: Hiking pole technique to help knees?
Replies: 19
Views: 6768

Re: Hiking pole technique to help knees?

I have had knee issues since I was a kid. I keep my poles in front of me and put a lot of pressure on the straps. I also lengthen them before descending. The big thing that seems to work for me is side stepping on the downhills. It slows me down a bit, but my knees are much happier. I also take 600 ...
by roadtripmom
February 23rd, 2016, 9:04 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: The Amazing Outdoor Amazon Queen has Moved to Portland!
Replies: 8
Views: 1220

Re: The Amazing Outdoor Amazon Queen has Moved to Portland!

Welcome. Love your enthusiasm. This is indeed a wonderful site chock full of fabulous information. Happy exploring !! :D
by roadtripmom
December 27th, 2015, 11:56 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS- Crampons, helmet,camera strap, maps-SOLD
Replies: 0
Views: 2422

FS- Crampons, helmet,camera strap, maps-SOLD

New in box Never used Bought in 2012 but photo on REI site looks exactly the same. $90.00 SAM_2299.JPG SAM_2297.JPG Lowe-pro Top-load Chest Harness Camera Strap New in package Never used $5.00 SAM_2309.JPG SAM_2308.JPG Camp Women's climbing helmet Excellent condition $20.00 SAM_2313.JPG SAM_2311.JPG...
by roadtripmom
December 5th, 2015, 7:53 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Mount Saint Helens 11.28.2015
Replies: 9
Views: 2162

Re: Mount Saint Helens 11.28.2015

Way to rock your birthday !! Pics are gorgeous ! :D
by roadtripmom
November 27th, 2015, 4:48 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Reintroducing Wolves to the PNW - A small pack story
Replies: 11
Views: 2369

Re: Reintroducing Wolves to the PNW - A small pack story

Well said in every way. Love the photo's and your trip report is awesome as always. Dog's make the world a better place, it's a fact. May you all have more amazing adventures in the future :D
by roadtripmom
September 10th, 2015, 10:35 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Yosemite High Sierra Loop 1/7-Sep-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1752

Re: Yosemite High Sierra Loop 1/7-Sep-2015

What an incredible trip ! I so love that area and your photos bring back some wonderful memories. :D
by roadtripmom
August 23rd, 2015, 1:33 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Mega Tour de Goat Rocks: A Lesson in Life - 7/24/15
Replies: 19
Views: 3279

Re: Mega Tour de Goat Rocks: A Lesson in Life - 7/24/15

Feels good to bare your soul and let nature put you in your place doesn't it? I call it "woods time". And it helps me through every time life puts the squeeze on me. I'm proud of you :) Awesome photos too!
by roadtripmom
April 5th, 2015, 8:15 pm
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: Tom (“Roy” or “Tomroy”)
Replies: 57
Views: 3629

Re: Tom (“Roy” or “Tomroy”)

Awful news. :( I am so glad so many of you knew and hiked with him. It is so amazing the number of times he conquered Mt St Helens. That in itself is really an incredible feat. My condolences to his family, friends and fellow hikers during this difficult time.
by roadtripmom
March 18th, 2015, 6:57 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Not your average Loowit - Mt St Helens Mega Loop: 3-13-15
Replies: 13
Views: 2348

Re: Not your average Loowit - Mt St Helens Mega Loop: 3-13-1

Unreal ! Thanks for all the awesome photos and amazing report as always. Mt St Helens is a special place.
by roadtripmom
January 5th, 2015, 9:33 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: New Years Eve in Heaven: Snowcamping on Red Mountain: 12/31
Replies: 14
Views: 2187

Re: New Years Eve in Heaven: Snowcamping on Red Mountain: 12

Epic end to 2014 and an even more epic start to 2015 ! The snow photos are amazing and the mountain lion track !! Bonus !! And, I agree, we live in an AMAZING place. Hope you two :D :D have a wonderful 2015 all the way through!