Tag Archives: walking

Virtual hike (fail)

I’ve made various posts about doing “virtual hikes”, perhaps culminating with my post about five years on a virtual hike. I was on a roll accumulating lots of treadmill miles (and successfully losing a lot of pounds while getting in … Continue reading

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1,000,000 pounds moved

I promised I’d hold off on a bunch of boring exercise posts, but every now and then there may be a milestone I’ll want to record. Back in Dec2015 I made my first post on my new exercise kick, strength … Continue reading

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Closed another gap on Wabash Trace

A whole bunch of things have halted my hiking on the Wabash Trace. First, it’s well into summer and thus the heat (and esp. humidity) of summer that make walks somewhat unpleasant. But second, and most of all, has been … Continue reading

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5 years on a virtual hike

Back on 1July2012 I posted my first description of my virtual hike after two years of collecting daily workout data. Three years ago I stated my goal was to transfer my treadmill data onto real geography so I could create … Continue reading

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Added coverage on Wabash; Left a tiny gap

Given it gets rather hot and humid on the Wabash Trail in summer I didn’t expect to do much more of it until fall. But it turns out there was a geodashing dashpoint just two miles away from a trailhead … Continue reading

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The walk is not about walking

Continuing the exploration of thoughts about why people are (often) driven to take long walks I realize I’ve confused something. I have tied the physical act of walking to the walk itself, the journey, the trial. There is a connection … Continue reading

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Why I want to do a long walk?

My posts about modest local walks probably indicate that I have an interest in a real and long walk, somewhere, almost anywhere. It’s been hard to say exactly why so I’ll try that here. In my discussion with others in … Continue reading

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