A smorgasbord of tales, news, and amusing bon mots from the virtual world.
- Though the Guardian article discusses urban paths, the same phenomenon tends to create social trails. Meaning, despite the best plans, our natural tendencies as humans tends to create an efficient path of travel.
- As we celebrate the Grand Canyon’s 100th anniversary, we should remember others lived there well before the federal government created the park. NPR’s story about the conflict concerning the centennial is interesting.
- I’ve written about the financial implications of climate change in the years ahead. A recent High Country News article about the Camp Fire inferno illustrates this fact too well.
- Heather Anderson wins some well-deserved kudos for being named a NatGeo Adventurer of the year for 2019.
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Honored to be chosen as one of @natgeoadventure 2019 Adventures of the Year 🙏🏻 Read the full article here: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/adventure/2019/02/national-geographic-2019-adventurers-of-the-year/heather-anderson-hiker/ (@get_repost) ・・・ Photo by Heather Anderson @anishhikes // sponsored by @subaru_usa // With 28,000 miles to her name, National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Heather Anderson is one of the most accomplished thru-hikers ever. // Embrace all that you love about adventure with the all-new 2019 @subaru_usa Forester. The SUV for all you love.
- Oh, how the mighty fall. A 4000 foot NH peak is no longer a 4000 footer!
- And finally, a little humor to balance out my bearanoia article!