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I Love to Hike In the Woods

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    Hiking -                             ...
    flourlady111 flourlady111 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 6, 2009

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    Take Care of Yourself - before any one gos hiking plaese know what your doingread up on survial , tell some one where you going when your be back and who to call if your not know...
    ravennite44 ravennite44 46-50, T Apr 28, 2009

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    Brandywine Creek State Park - So my first hiking days were in Arizona, and the road has gone over and through some more well known places -- but I owe my sanity to a local valley...
    windlion windlion 56-60, M 2 Responses Apr 30, 2009

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    In The Shadows Of The Ravine - I’ve been hiking the same stretch of wooded dunes for the past few years.  Sometimes I head over there just to get out and swing my legs...
    juan1966 juan1966 46-50, M 8 Responses May 6, 2010

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    Ancient Callings - Feel the moist air envelope your body as you enter, smell the odor of life, and death, feel the soft makings of new soil between your toes, rest against a tree...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F 8 Responses Dec 28, 2009

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    Sometimes I Do - I enjoy being out in the woods, but I have very sensitive skin, allergies, and I burn after two minutes in the sun. It's pretty hard for me to do outdoorsy...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Apr 11, 2010

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    I Love Hiking In The Woods... - I try to hike everyday, but with work of course that's not always possible.  I like to hike out where there aren't many people, and I'm...
    CoracaoQuebrado CoracaoQuebrado 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 19, 2010

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    A Springtime Paradise In The Woods - When I am in the woods, I am in Paradise.  leaving the outer world and entering the inner sanctum of tranquility. Recently I was in...
    reflections3 reflections3 61-65, F 5 Responses Apr 14, 2010

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    Need Opinions! - First- sorry for any misspelt words! No corrections! Lol, I admit there might be a few [: But.. I just hiked the grand canyon! Yay! And loved it! I'm new to...
    MaggieFarm MaggieFarm 18-21, F Jul 2, 2012

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    The most worrisome Experience i have ever had in the woods is when I was walking one day and stumbled across a bear in my path. it was about 30 yards in front of me upwind so...
    Kirito9726 Kirito9726 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 20

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    Ever Changing - That's the beauty of walking through the woods..it evolves daily. New growth, new critters busy with their life. One day this or that was there & the next, Mother...
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 4 Responses Jun 28, 2010

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    Life With/out Wild Things... - There is nothing like being surrounded by a canopy of green and experiencing the sounds of the nature. I enjoy observing the natural systems and...
    highwavingheather highwavingheather 26-30, F Jun 22, 2010

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    Coming Alive... - About myself... when I am stressed, such as dealing with my divorce, I walk a lot to clear my head.  I found a special place where I live.  Its a...
    naturegirl27 naturegirl27 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 23, 2010

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    Can't Wait! - Hiking through the woods is one of my favorite past times! I enjoy communicating with nature spirits. When I grew up in central louisiana. When I was little my mom...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 12, 2012

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    Hiking - I would like to hike in the woods at least once in my life but there are no woods here, only dense rainforests. :/ Of course hiking here is fun though!
    EclipsedEvenings EclipsedEvenings 18-21, F Oct 1, 2013

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    The Rain Threatened.... - but the wind from the west carried her army of grey and black clouds on to the hills to deposit their fill in to the burns which fed the...
    salar1 salar1 51-55, M 10 Responses Oct 19, 2010

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    Tell Some One - plases tell some one where and when your going so they can stert looking for you if you get hurt
    ravennite44 ravennite44 46-50, T 1 Response Apr 29, 2009

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    Yosemite Dreams - Every year in summer, my family, my grandparents, and I would go to Yosemite National Park, and in the later years, also to Mammoth, especially when it became...
    KeasbeyNights KeasbeyNights 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 12, 2011

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    Wow,, ******* hell,,,, just started listening to woody mcbrides hard dance tunes... He,s an american producer,,, but jesus his tunes are ******* banging,,,,,,, pills anyone??? yes...
    lostandlonelyno1 lostandlonelyno1 31-35, M Mar 21

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    Wish I Had A Camera. - Some where in the south west mountains. The little town is 30 minutes away. It was a cold windy morning. The patchy snow had iced over. After having lunch...
    manforyou manforyou 31-35, M Mar 2, 2012

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    Going Hiking Tommow - I'm going hiking tommow .I'm spending the day getting ready to go . yea I know it getting hot here but I got the rigth clothing to wear and a lot water . if I...
    ravennite44 ravennite44 46-50, T 2 Responses Jun 9, 2009

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    Fond Memories Amongst The Trees - When I was a little girl my dad would take my siblings and myself on huge hikes and adventures through the Ohio woods. Hocking Hills and Alum...
    justme8903 justme8903 22-25, F Jun 11, 2013

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    I Feel Protected By the Woods - The woods almost always represent a scary place in children's fairy tales.  Hansel and Gretel get lost in the woods and almost get eaten by a...
    EvesHarvest EvesHarvest 51-55, F 7 Responses Jul 12, 2009

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    When Bees Attack - I was with my family two days ago hiking and mining precious stones for jewelry and we ended up stepping on a hive that was underground and my Bro and my Sis...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Sep 29, 2011

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    Desiderata Poem -   -- written by Max Ehrmann in the 1920s -- Not "Found in Old St. Paul's Church"! -- see below Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and...
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 29, 2010

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    Redwoods, 3 Sisters, Broken Top - Being in the woods is one of the most peaceful, spiritual and awe-inspiring places for me to be. I love being out where few people have been. It...
    maureenmacaoidh maureenmacaoidh 22-25, F Apr 27, 2010

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    Happy Peaceful Times - I can't remember ever having a bad memory hiking. I love nature, it is so peaceful. It is my sanctuary. I wish I lived near that beauty still. I love...
    beautifulLove beautifulLove 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 28, 2010

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    Reversing The Loop - Yesterday was a glorious May day.  After a long cool stretch, the air began to warm under the brilliance of clear skies, and by evening it peaked out at...
    juan1966 juan1966 46-50, M 1 Response May 20, 2010

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    Smoky Mountains - I love to visit the Smoky Mountains.  Beautiful! Relaxing!
    SavannahC SavannahC 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 3, 2009

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    Hike Is Want I Am Longing - I like trees and plants a lot i want to hike each place unknown or i never hiked oh hike is stress buster and reliever always i want to hike snow...
    trij trij 18-21 2 Responses Jul 17, 2010

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    Stir My Soul - One of the few things that brings me to the core of who and what I am is a good hike in the woods up in the mountains.  I am lucky enough that I can go from...
    Vignette Vignette 51-55, F 9 Responses Mar 17, 2010

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    I Love to Hike and Bike In the Woods, I Just Love Woods!!!!!! - I have always loved the woods, and the mountains.  I love how they smell, how they sound, how they refresh the...
    prairiezephyr prairiezephyr 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 12, 2009

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    My Hiking Gear - fist I have A back problem so I can't carry A lot of weigth with me. so relly long trips are out .what I've find works for me is A U.S web belt and surpenders I...
    ravennite44 ravennite44 46-50, T May 23, 2009

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    All But Memories Now... - When I was a kid, we lived in a mining camp and yes, we were surrounded by a thick forest. Me and my friends used to play hide and seek deep into the...
    arianne19 arianne19 36-40, F 1 Response May 7, 2010

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    The woods are such a beautiful and relaxing place to be in. It can be loud or quiet. Appear dead or alive. There's a certain energy that thickens the atmosphere and I never want to...
    FangsAndFurs13 FangsAndFurs13 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I love hiking naked but find it difficult to find the proper trails so no one is offended. I like the mountain trails the best but if a lot of hikers are out then the clothes stay...
    Boobs2go Boobs2go 22-25, F 13 Responses Apr 8

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    So, my absolute favorite place in the world is the log cabin my grandparents built in Mountain View, Arkansas. It's the place I feel most at peace, any problems I have seem to...
    hclay4316 hclay4316 18-21, M Mar 31

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    my fondest memories from childhood involved being in the woods and discovering all of it's secrets. the smell of the foliage on the ground rotting and turning back to earth sticks...
    misaligned misaligned 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    Two men were walking through the woods and came upon a big black, deep hole. One man picked up a rock and tossed it into the hole and stood listening for the rock to hit bottom...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    by: Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) The following story is reprinted from Fables. Robert Louis Stevenson. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1914. So soon as the child began...
    neandertaler neandertaler 56-60, M Mar 21

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    I really do not have any logical explanation for why I would like to live in a log cabin in the woods at all. But, the idea of it has appealed to me since I was a young child and...
    SimplyMarah SimplyMarah 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 2

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    Actually, having grown up in Pennsylvania, I spent a fair amount of my youth doing just that. I hiked a pretty fair portion of the Appalachian Trial. I miss it. I miss the forests...
    HumanKnownAsVictor HumanKnownAsVictor 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    during the spring break of my second year in college, we went hiking back up high in the mountains. Nobody was around for miles. We saw nobody in the camping area above the lake...
    Boobs2go Boobs2go 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    DECISIONS IN LIFE Three men were shipwrecked on a desert island and where captured by the local natives. They were brought to the chief native. The chief gave the men two choices...
    boxersoff4u boxersoff4u 51-55, M Mar 27

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    DECISIONS IN LIFE Three men were shipwrecked on a desert island and where captured by the local natives. They were brought to the chief native. The chief gave the men two choices...
    boxersoff4u boxersoff4u 51-55, M Mar 27

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    Choose My Ending- DAY 3: Hiding in the shadows I make my way to the woods. There is no path, this could be a good thing. I trek deep and slow, cautious not to make much noise...
    Stargasm Stargasm 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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    I would love to live in a log cabin in the woods, with my children, and husband. Watch my children grow up, take part in crafts that I love, and music. Enjoy nature and wildlife...
    GreekGoddesz GreekGoddesz 36-40, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I've lived in the city my whole life but I've always loved nature. Sometimes I wish I could just pack a bag, and go into the woods and walk until I'm tired. Or just lay down on...
    teejayy23 teejayy23 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I often take walks in our woods naked, sometimes I think some trespassers are hunting illegally and I wonder what would happen if I got caught in a trap left by them?
    noconcerns noconcerns 18-21, F 18 Responses Mar 26

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    I kind of do actually. We live in a big ranch style post and beam house that my Dad built. Well he designed it and did lots of the work but a crew of carpenters put the big frame...
    KenzieluvsRupert KenzieluvsRupert 13-15, F Apr 7

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    The sky was milky gray and the ocean was fierce. The light dappled through the clouds. He stood in a circle of four other friends, skateboard underfoot and as aloof as the azure...
    streck32 streck32 26-30, F Apr 5