mt. whitney

Horizons – A Photo Gallery for #FriFotos

Thumbnail image for Horizons – A Photo Gallery for #FriFotos by Gina "SuuperG" Stark May 10, 2013 Hiking

ShareHorizons are both visual and representational, drawing our attention in a mesmerizing fashion.  For this week’s theme for photo sharing on Twitter, I selected several images…especially because I live both coastal-y and mountain-ly.   And with my hiking, I’m often gazing out over gorgeous horizons and snapping photos to both share and try – sometimes […]

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Drip Drip…a Few Drops in the Bucket

Thumbnail image for Drip Drip…a Few Drops in the Bucket by Gina "SuuperG" Stark October 31, 2010 Random Ponderings

ShareA while back I wrote about my Charitable Drip System, where I pledged a penny per (paid) word of my blogging to charity.  Well, I am happy to announce – albeit belatedly! – that I sent a check in the amount of $73.98 to The Nature Conservancy.  One could snicker at this tawdry amount; but […]

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Getting High: Mt. Whitney Madness Part II: Impressions (Emo Girly Version)

Thumbnail image for Getting High: Mt. Whitney Madness Part II: Impressions (Emo Girly Version) by Gina "SuuperG" Stark August 17, 2010 Hiking

ShareDoes that scare you? heehee Well, it should…for as structured as Part I was, this will be a complete disjointed rambling of  silly thoughts and meanderings of my mind as my feet took me to new heights.  Who wants to hear about the emotional facets of this climb?  Well, my mom and sis will read […]

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Getting High: Mt. Whitney Madness Part I: Technical Details (Guys’ Version)

Thumbnail image for Getting High: Mt. Whitney Madness Part I: Technical Details (Guys’ Version) by Gina "SuuperG" Stark August 9, 2010 Hiking

ShareOK, so I had posted on an “interactive” travel/adventure segment that I was going to attempt hiking Mt. Whitney in one day and much to my glee and utter surprise, I DID it!  Thank you all those who shared tips and encouragement; you were merciful!  Not a one of you ordered me to video myself […]

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Interactive Travel: Mount Whitney One-Day Climb (Attempt!)

Thumbnail image for Interactive Travel: Mount Whitney One-Day Climb (Attempt!) by Gina "SuuperG" Stark July 29, 2010 Hiking

ShareOK, so this next destination is not so much “travel” as “adventure”.  This is how I must view an attempt at climbing Mt. Whitney in one day if I am to endure the blisters, fatigue, discomfort, dehydration, exhaustion…wow, are you envious yet? haha!  I am putting it out there for my readers to offer tips, […]

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