Category Archives: United States

Bonus Post!: Growler Refills in California

This blog post is a slight diversion from the typical outdoorsy, national parks and wilderness posts that I normally put up.  But since I’m into brewing and beer and many outdoor-oriented folks are too, here’s a quick beer law update … Continue reading

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National Parks Gun Laws

Disclaimer: While I have attempted to provide pertinent details related to gun-control laws, possession, carrying, etc., in America’s national parks, this article should not be taken as the definitive interpretation with regard to them. If you choose to possess or … Continue reading

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Grizzly Bears!!

Imagine walking down the street from your home in South Lake Tahoe, Salt Lake City, Denver, Phoenix, Oklahoma City, or even a large portion of Mexico and encountering a grizzly bear. It may sound like a fantasy, but a few … Continue reading

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Goose Lake, the Brewing Lair, and Plumas County, CA (Pt 2)

After we arose and had breakfast, we secured all of our supplies in the bear boxes or in our car and headed for the trail head.  We had been to a local bike shop the day before (Howling Dogs) and … Continue reading

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Goose Lake, the Brewing Lair, and Plumas County, CA (Pt. 1)

Goose Lake has no geese.  At least none that I saw.  But the names of lakes, or anything for that matter, are not always in keeping with their characteristics. Often, lakes (or at least the area) named things like Silver … Continue reading

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Manhattan Project National Park- USS Indianapolis Sunk 68 Years Ago Today

On the 30th of July in the year 1945 (68 years ago today), the USS Indianapolis sunk when it was hit by a Japanese torpedo.  Loads of ships and submarines were sunk during WWII, so you may be asking yourself, … Continue reading

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El Yunque National Forest – Puerto Rico

If you’ve been keeping up with the US Mint’s America the Beautiful quarters (AKA: National Parks’ quarters), you may have come across a 2012 quarter for an area you were unfamiliar with.  And no, I’m not talking about Chaco Culture … Continue reading

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