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UPDATE: Police Locate Accused Hiker, Determine He Made No Criminal Threat

UPDATE: Police Locate Accused Hiker, Determine He Made No Criminal Threat

UPDATE (6:41pm EST): Local authorities have contacted the hiker and have determined that he made no criminal threats, and consequently has not been

Apr 22, 2019 : Hugh Owen
Gear Review: Salomon Speedcross 5

Gear Review: Salomon Speedcross 5

The Salomon Speedcross 5 trail runner, a stalwart of Salomon's trail-running line, gets an upgrade for 2019. Wider lugs on the soles give better

Apr 22, 2019 : Hugh Owen
Judge Orders Review of New Coal Leases on Public Lands

Judge Orders Review of New Coal Leases on Public Lands

A federal judge has ruled that the Trump administration did not adequately address the environmental effects of coal mining when it sought to

Apr 20, 2019 : Hugh Owen
Trump Moves to Speed Up Oil, Gas Pipeline Construction

Trump Moves to Speed Up Oil, Gas Pipeline Construction

President Trump has signed two executive orders to speed up construction of oil and natural gas pipelines, but his actions on April 10 do not appear

Apr 13, 2019 : Hugh Owen
Food Review: Wild Zora Backpacking Meals

Food Review: Wild Zora Backpacking Meals

In the burgeoning world of backpacking haute cuisine,

Mar 25, 2019 : Hugh Owen
Trump Signs Bill to Permanently Authorize Conservation Fund

Trump Signs Bill to Permanently Authorize Conservation Fund

Updated President Donald Trump signed a major conservation bill Tuesday that permanently authorizes the Land and Water Conservation Fund and

Mar 13, 2019 : Hugh Owen
New Survey Threatens Mount Tecumseh’s Status as NH 4,000-Footer

New Survey Threatens Mount Tecumseh’s Status as NH 4,000-Footer

Mount Tecumseh, a member of New Hampshire's venerable lists within lists: the winter New Hampshire 48; the four season New Hampshire 48; the Grid

Feb 27, 2019 : Hugh Owen
Book Review: “When You Find My Body”; The Tragic Story of Gerry Largay

Book Review: “When You Find My Body”; The Tragic Story of Gerry Largay

Dee Dauphinee MSRP: $26.95 (240 pages. Release date June 2019) Publisher: Down East Books The story of thru-hiker Gerry "Inchworm" Largay was

Feb 27, 2019 : Hugh Owen
US Senate Renews Land and Water Conservation Fund

US Senate Renews Land and Water Conservation Fund

The US Senate passed a broad public lands conservation bill on Tuesday that includes permanent authorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund

Feb 12, 2019 : Hugh Owen
Meth, Not Bear, Killed Man in Smokies

Meth, Not Bear, Killed Man in Smokies

A man found dead in Great Smoky Mountains National Park in September died of an accidental meth overdose before being partially eaten by a bear,

Feb 5, 2019 : Hugh Owen