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Timeless In The Porkies & Loving It

Hey buddy do you know what time it is? Jim DuFresne didn’t. The main Trail Talk blogger for MichiganTrailMaps.com didn’t know the time for five days while backpacking in Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park. And it was so unusual he … Continue reading

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Alone in the Winter Woods

While cross-country skiing in Wilderness State Park, Jim DuFresne learned you’re never alone in the woods even when you think you are. Continue reading

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A Tree in the Middle of the Trail: The Need to Support MI State Forests

A day after the Great Lakes Cyclone, when winds were hitting 60 mph and stronger, I was in the Pigeon River Country State Forest following the 10-Mile Loop of the Shingle Mill Pathway for http://www.MichiganTrailMaps.com. It was still windy, but … Continue reading

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