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...Range in two 40-mile days."At 1,000 miles I realized I could do it," she said. "But it was going to hurt."Huge blisters formed on her heels in the desert and never had a chance to heal. "They were tangerine-size beauties," she said. "Didn't...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-06-05-0
Outdoors
Chickenpox spreading in area

...contagious one to two days before the rash appears and until all blisters have formed scabs. People with chickenpox should stay away from schools and other public places until their blisters have formed scabs, Yablon said. Anyone who acquires chickenpox...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-08/chickenpox-spreading-in-area
News
Three chickenpox cases reported in Kenai/Soldotna area

...contagious one to two days before the rash appears and until all blisters have formed scabs. People with chickenpox should stay away from schools and other public places until their blisters have formed scabs, Yablon said. Anyone who acquires chickenpox...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-06/three-chickenpox-cases-reported-in-k
News
Refuge Notebook: Birch protected from hares, sauna bathers, but not moose

...chemical defense to protect themselves. Birch twigs secrete small blisters of a sticky resin called papyriferic acid which in time dry...rather than eat twigs that are heavily encrusted with these blisters or scales. Moose however are more tolerant, and seem to be...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/072310/out_681679197.shtml
Outdoors
Spruce needle rust sprouts up

...known as spruce needle rust. "This stuff kind of forms little blisters on the new needles. It loves the new needles, not the old...summer," said Bursch. "Then, when it warms up, those blisters come open and it releases the spores and starts the cycle all...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-08-24/spruce-needle-rust-sprouts-up
News
Mountain trail open windows to the wilderness

...sensitive to sunlight and can cause extremely nasty, itchy blisters. If you know you have come in contact with this stuff, and...the affected areas with water as soon as possible. If the blisters already have formed, try aloe vera or soaking them in a mixture...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/060103/hik_060103hik001001.shtml
hiking
Sockeye slump turns to red-eyed madness

...my arsenal. When the Russian River opener arrived, I hit the banks of the Kenai and Russian twice leaving with only fresh blisters on my feet and a few hooks in the drink. But on the third time I took along a fellow Clarion staffer and was lucky enough...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/fishing/2012-07-26/sockeye-slump-turns-to-r
Fishing
State considers cow hunt to curb growing caribou herd

...only registration hunt on the road system. It's not that way,'' Spraker said. ''This is a difficult hunt. If you do not have horses or access to horses, you should not apply. You're gonna pay with blisters for this one.''

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/111900/ala_111900alapm0030001.shtml
alaska
Ruby welcomes favorite mushing son home

...him to take a lengthy nap. Soon after pulling into Ruby, Peters pulled off one of his gloves to point out to his wife the blisters he had from hanging onto the back of the sled. This race likely will be Peters' last, said Debbie Peters, Emmitt's 44-year-old...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/031200/idi_031200idi007.shtml
iditarod
Perils of Polly: We've landed in Russia. 'OK. Now what?'

...pointed to a metro (subway) station and conveyed that we needed to take it. It was too far to walk. My feet, now getting blisters, agreed with her. We watched, and then joined the throng and hopped on an escalator that must have traveled 10 stories into...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/091010/out_706250259.shtml
Outdoors

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