zhanna’s adventures

zhanna’s adventures

A Sunny Day on Camelback

I wish we visited Big Pocono State Park, centered around Camelback Mountain, more often. Despite its beauty, for some reason it just doesn’t usually come to mind when we’re considering places to hike and explore. Today, though, we had two quests in min

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Minnewaska State Park Preserve

Our day began very early, as Rich and I both awoke around 4:00am to the sounds of thunder and rain wildly pelting our roofs. As I typically do, I checked the weather radar immediately and I knew we were out of luck for our intended pre-7:00am departure

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“Easter” Weekend 2006

Thursday, 13 April: As is typical on the day or two before a holiday break, I had to work dayshift. To ease the pain a bit, Rich decided to invite Aaron and me over for a little supper. While waiting for Aaron to arrive we watched from the open kitchen

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Archbald Mine #26

On this sunny, relatively warm (for January) Sunday, Rich and I decided to investigate some areas on Archbald Mountain in search of a potential mine opening. From various sources we are aware that at least a few small openings still exist in our target

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