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    While perusing NWhikers.net, I discovered Shane "Jester" O'Donnell's humorous blog called "Night Hiking to Mars". If you're into hiking (if you're not, why are you here?) and want a chuckle, I encourage you to read his blog. His latest one is a "review" of an all-natural solution for preventing tick bites called the "Pack Possum" (tongue firmly in cheek).
    http://nighthikingtomars.blogspot.co...ck-possum.html

    ​The few AT thru-hikers who grace this forum might get a laugh from his "The Northern Terminus Of The Appalachian Trail: A Modest Proposal". Even if you're not a thru-hiker, you can empathize with "... after two months of eating them, Clif Bars taste like cardboard and despair​."

    ​If you're not in the mood for lots of reading then check out his two volume set of Hiking Memes.
    http://nighthikingtomars.blogspot.co...from-2013.html
    http://nighthikingtomars.blogspot.co...olume-two.html

    ​My fave is:



    Although this one is a close second:



    PS
    ​He's a "Triple Crown" hiker (AT, PCT, CDT). He sells videos of his adventures. Despite their title(s), the trailer(s) look like fun:
    http://www.tbwproductions.com/trailervideos


    Last edited by Trail Boss; 03-31-2017, 03:06 PM.
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    Funny stuff! Telling it like it is. There have been times on the trail when I was wishing I was at work. However, there have been more times at work when I was wishing I was on the trail. I have never been on the trail when I was wishing I was having my prostate palpated although on some bushwhacks my prostate has been probed by the cripplebush.
    Project-100: 100 peaks, one winter. https://project100singlewinter.wordpress.com/

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    • #3
      Ugh. This is just making me want to spend a day or two in the mountains this summer. (And reminding me that I still have almost 32 years to go until I can start my own thru-hike)
      ADK 46*/46 CATS 5/35 FT 4/28 Saranac 0/6 Bristol 6/6

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      • #4
        After 2 seconds of eating them, clif bars taste like cardboard...

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        • #5
          The despair sets in far earlier than two months..

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