Monthly Archives: May 2013

Thy Rod and Thy Staff

If you trail hike much, you have likely used a hiking or walking stick to lean on for balance or help support a sore knee joint.  This simple tool goes back a long way, and was used for more than … Continue reading

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Sawbriar

Everyone that has walked off the beaten trail has probably had an unfortunate run in with sawbriar (Smilax  glauca).  It’s the woody green vine that wraps around your leg and proceeds to slice into your skin with sharp thorns.      … Continue reading

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