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Hike Half Dome: Anyone Can* Lesson Ten / Eleven


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  • Type: Video Tutorial
  • Length: 13:48
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  • Access Period: 180 Days
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  • Size: 135 MB
  • Posted: 08/04/2010

This lesson is part of the following series:

Hike Half Dome: Anyone Can* Series (10 lessons, $4.95)

Rick discusses the dangers of heat stroke on this hike using a real example from a 26 year old Virginia women Rick helped rescue. Rick also reviews the hike back taking the John Muir Trail which is the preferred route given that trail is less of a strain on your knees. Rick shares some of the best parts from his book.

Next Rick takes questions from the audience on when to depart for the hike, questions about what he normally eats on the way, introduces an upcoming Smart Phone App for Half dome and shares stories of marmots.

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Big Escapes
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Big Escapes is a Silicon Valley innovator specializing in helping others publish their own high quality interactive mobile / web visitor guides. We have a passion for great stories and work hard to combine good writing / filming with solid implementation.

Big Escapes was founded in 2006 based on research on location based media at Hewlett-Packard's Mobile Media Lab. Today we collaborate with the best software companies, authors, and National Parks to produce interactive mobile guides for tourists / visitors. We have offices in the Silicon Valley and enjoy traveling and telling great stories.


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