- Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Tennessee and North Carolina
- North Manitou Island, Michigan
- Manitou Island Transit operates the ferry service to the Manitou Islands. Their website contains information and maps for the islands as well as the ferry schedule and rates.
- The National Park Service site for North Manitou Island
- Ouray, Colorado
- Vancouver Island, BC
- Voyageurs National Park
Hiking, Backpacking and Camping
- Backpacking Lightweight contains a wealth of information on backpacking using lightweight techniques.
- Backpacking Light is a web-based magazine on lightweight backpacking. Many valuable articles by experienced backpackers.
- Backpack Gear Test is a great site for obtaining reviews of backpacking and camping equipment.
- Rick Allnutt's Ultralite Hiking site has some good information on hammock design and construction.
- Ed Speers has a commercial site devoted to his book on hammock camping and the hammocks he sells.
- Craig, my brother, has a hiking group in Murfreesboro, TN that posts reports about their hikes in the area. He also maintains his own blog describing other hikes and family interests.
- My review of Vibram Five Fingers TrekSport shoes
Planning Aids for Outdoor Activities
Nutrition and Evolutionary Biology
- Archevore (previously PaNu), Kurt G. Harris MD (Radiologist), Milwaukee, WI
- The Heartscan Blog, William Davis, MD (Cardiologist), Milwaukee, WI
- Hyperlipid, Petro Dobromylskyj, DVM, United Kingdom
- Mark's Daily Apple, Mark Sisson
- Modern Paleo
- Robb Wolf
- Whole Health Source, Stephan Guyenet, PhD
- Ayn Rand Institute is the official center for the advancement of the philosophy of Objectivism.
- The Ayn Rand Lexicon, is an online copy of the book by the same name. It is an easily searched compilation of quotes from Objectivist literature grouped by subject.
- Capitalism Magazine offers great editorials on current events.
- Critical Thinker Academy, is a nice site on the "how-to" of thinking, by Kevin deLaplante, Chair of the Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies at Iowa State University
- The Forum for Ayn Rand Fans offers great discussions on Objectivism
- Objectivism Online is another site dedicated to discussion on many subjects from an Objectivist viewpoint
- Philosophy In Action is a nice collection of podcasts regarding the practical application of philosophy to life
Sailing, the WindRider 17 and the Telstar II
Just for Fun