Monthly Archives: March 2013

A New National Park in 2013 – Pinnacles National Park

With the fiscal cliff looming large at the end of last year, you may not have noticed that the Senate approved the Pinnacles National Park Act on Sunday, December 30, 2012, after the House of Representatives approved it back in … Continue reading

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Aniakchak National Monument & Preserve – Alaska

Located just down the Alaska Peninsula, Aniakchak National Monument & Preserve has averaged 32 visitors per year over the last five years.  With a low of 10 visitors in 2008 and a high of 62 in 2010, it is the … Continue reading

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National Parks – Fun Facts

National parks like the Grand Canyon and Yellowstone are so iconic that you could show a picture of either park to anyone across the solar system and they would probably know what the picture was of.  But did you know … Continue reading

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Bouldering around Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe is not a bouldering mecca like Hueco Tanks or Bishop, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some fun places to climb.  Although I’ve never personally completed any routes harder than a V4 grade, and usually can only put … Continue reading

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