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Earth Day on Bald Mountain with VA4WDA and Tread Lightly!

I moved a lot growing up. However, despite living in more than five states (some of them more than once) there have only ever been three states that have felt like “home.” The first is obviously where I was born: Massachusetts. Second up is Pennsylvania which is where I spent most of my childhood and […]

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Spring Cleaning at AOAA with TREAD Lightly!

I’m to the point now where I’m less concerned with my own self-promotion and more interested in paying it forward. Some of that is due to the wisdom that comes with age. Now that I’m in my mid-40’s I just don’t see the point in playing the social-media game and trying to “keep up with […]

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Monongahela National Forest Tread Lightly! Cleanup

The first time I visited Monongahela National Forest was as a teenager riding in the back of a Chevy Caprice station wagon. I was down in the Spruce Knob & Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area as part of a summer camp adventure trip that would include two days of rock climbing at Seneca Rocks and […]

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Bald Mountain Tread Lightly! Cleanup

Not going to lie. 2023 got off to a rough start. For those that don’t know I was the victim of a hit-and-run accident as a pedestrian in early January and have spent the better part of four months recovering from surgery. I was super bummed to miss out on a bunch of events earlier […]

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Tank Hollow Tread Lightly Cleanup

Early December may not be prime weather for many outdoor activities but never the less a small team of volunteers headed down to the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia to spend some time cleaning up some illegally dumped trash. In an ideal world there would be no illegal dumping, however generational bad habits plus a […]

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