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A great idea popped into my head. “Let’s hike Mount Baldy at night under the light of the full moon! We probably don’t even need headlamps.” I texted the idea to the group. Texts came back. Ping. Ping. Ping. Wes and Liz signed up…

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Buder completed her first IRONMAN race at the age of 55. Today, at 86 years old, she has completed over 45 IRONMAN races, each comprised of a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride, and 26.2-mile run…

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After climbing San Bernardino, my daughter Courtney and I decided it was time to put San Gorgonio, the last of the six peaks, on the calendar. I got some permits but Courtney couldn’t make it on that day…

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I talked my daughter, Courtney Feller, into hiking Timber Peak. Once she finished that hike, she realized how much fun it would be to do the six peaks. A couple weeks later the two of us started up our first peak, Mount Wilson…

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Bob Hayes, 89, of Evaro, Montana, didn’t start running until he was 60. His three children all ran, but it took serious convincing to get him to do it. Finally, his children talked him into one race, in 1986…

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I thought about overnighting on Mount Baldy last night, but decided against it when I heard the weather report. I’m glad I stayed away. Freezing rain blanketed the mountain. I took Register Ridge up Mount Baldy and got an unexpected…

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The lack of adventure in my life felt tangible. Too much rain and snow have kept me inside like a wolf made into a house dog. When Bec made plans for Saturday with friends, I jumped at the chance to do my first overnight for the year…

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When we got to Yosemite it was cold and rainy. Yuk. We put on our rain gear and trudged up to Vernal Falls. The last quarter mile of the path is a series of steep rock steps. Water was rushing down in torrents and we were salmon…

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Courtney never liked hiking when she was younger. In fact, I think both my kids hated it. I didn’t have high hopes when I asked Courtney to join me on a hike; to my surprise, she said yes! I thought Timber Peak would be…

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Nancy Hoshoaw was living a sedentary lifestyle when she had a heart attack at age 48. At 60, it was breast cancer. She went to Israel with a group of friends and saw how many women in the group had to lean on canes or other people to get…

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