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Training days 26-34: Basic Warrior Training

18 Nov 2007 | 2 Comments | Continue reading »

How does two weeks pass without much to say about them? Maybe that means I’ve settled into the routine? The only real thing of note was BWT last week, which translated to a few days “in the field” smeared in cami paint and charging around the woods like a bunch of ROTC pinheads on a […]

Hiking the San Juan Trail

8 Jun 2007 | 2 Comments | Continue reading »

I’m off the grid this weekend. I’ve decided to take the weekend and hike the San Juan Trail. Yes, it’s the same trail I’ve been mountain biking on and off for almost ten years. It’s also the same trail that’s beaten me like a rented mule in the past. My original plan was to motor […]

Trail review: Calavera Preserve [North]

13 Mar 2007 | 2 Comments | Continue reading »

Location Oceanside, California Trail head coordinates: N33.17320 W117.28253 Skill Level: Intermediate to advanced Trail Type: Single track, out-and-back Length: Low trail – 5.5 miles. High trail – ~3 miles. Download GPS Map datum. Description Calavera Preserve is a little known multi-use area (namely hikers, birdwatchers, and mountain bikers) encompassed by southern California suburban sprawl. The […]

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The author.Born in the year of the Dragon, the author grudgingly accepts the fact he has too many interests and not enough time. A cyclist as long as he can remember, an avid yet inconsistent writer since age eleven, and a U.S. Marine since age twenty-one, the author also adds peak bagging, diving, snowboarding, and computers to his list of interests. Incidentally, he is aware of his inability to make a living from any but the Corps. The author accepts this as fact and remains optimistic. Feel free to drop him a line.

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