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Covered Bridges of Chittenden Country

Monday, April 18th, 2016

I did a modified version of a local covered bridge loop here near Burlington, opting to park near the bridges and eliminate most of the busy pavement back and forth from home. ~26 miles, lots of dirt, and the longest ride I’ve done on any bike since… last fall?

The Roscoe (Sequin) Covered Bridge:

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I ventured underneath to get a peak at the structure:

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The Lewis Creek (Quinlan) Covered Bridge:

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I saw quite a few folks fly fishing:

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Holmes Creek Covered Bridge:

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Champlain Stone

Monday, April 18th, 2016

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BTV Hummingbird

Monday, April 18th, 2016

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Fatbike Ride in Plainfield

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

A short and sweet ride with Wil and Greg along the Wells River Rail Trail in Plainfield, VT, followed by breakfast at Positive Pie.

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Winter Overnight

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

No snow, but 37dF and raining when I left the car. Post holiday overnight to Silver Lake in GMNF. Walk in, in the rain. Setup camp, eat dinner, sleep. Walk out. I was at my desk working by 9:30am.

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A bit cold, I pitched the BD Mega in a breezy spot. Wind howled overnight, so I blockaded myself in with my pack and camp chair. Had a fitful sleep, but it was wonderful to be outside under a nearly full moon, in the woods, completely alone.

Ghostlike

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

Snaps taking late fall, after dropping Ava off at school. Unreal fog and morning light.

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Cotton Brook

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Stream high up in Cotton Brook

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Cotton Brook for Pie

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

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A ride in Cotton Brook for homemade apple pie. The plan was to ride in from the Stowe side and sit out the rain at a lean to in Little River State Park. With a late start and decent weather as the afternoon wore on we just sat trail-side and enjoyed home made pie and fresh coffee instead of riding downhill for 1.6 miles only to have to climb back up…

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~20 miles
~2600′ of climbing, ~1600′ in the first 9.7 miles
Rain, chilly, home made pie
Greg’s Mukluk, Wil’s Ice Cream Truck, and my Pugsley
We saw a bear!

Eclipse

Monday, September 28th, 2015

From the top of Camel’s Hump. I had wanted to do more photography, including a time lapse that would have panned around the mountain – but we were met with 30mph winds and hunkered down into sleeping bags and just enjoyed the spectacle.

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Silver Lake with Kids

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

One dad. 3 kids aged 4 to 8. 3/4 mile hike to the campsites at Silver Lake in the GMNF. 

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Snacks, headlamp exploring, and then sleep. The morning brought breakfast, playing in the woods, and the short hike out.

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