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Maine mountain climbing

...advice. Bring a headlamp for lighting up the dark. Wear hiking boots or trail runners; our sneakers were slippery on the rocks. Wear sunscreen, bring water and food, and be prepared for rain, wind and cold. Baxter Park has recorded 47 fatalities...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-06-25/maine-mountain-climbing
Outdoors
Alaskan Legends: 'Two Rusty Ravens'

...how great a collection and selection of rocks he has to offer here and when they come by I think they are as amazed at the rocks he has here as they are at the other things," added Donna. Stop in and meet two Alaskan legends at Two Rusty Ravens...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2015-06-15/alaskan-legends-two-rusty-ravens
Dispatch
Mendenhall River raft tour capsizes

...edge and located an Alaska Travel Adventures employee who "was in the process of gathering up the folks on the side of the rocks that wanted to walk out instead of take a raft down (the river)." The guide asked Mahar for help and he proceeded...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-31/mendenhall-river-raft-tour-capsizes
News

...and the temperature heats or cools, the claystone these things are in shrinks and swells. The bones are pushed out. The rock breaks apart. The fossils are exposed. This one just came out of the ground it was preserved in."Fossils from nearly...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/jeff-barnard/2015-05-28
Refuge Notebook: The chaga warriors

...beach, a chunk of dried chaga, some lichen and birch bark, and a nicely stacked arrangement of kindling. Striking the rock with the hatchet produced a spark that got the chaga going. By blowing on this while holding it next to lichen and birch...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-05-21/the-chaga-warriors
Outdoors
Bob Franken: Our loopy leaders

...what Andreas Lubitz was for the 150 souls on the German Wings flight - a deranged pilot flying his entire nation into the rocks." Bachmann was never known for nuance, and she's showing that she's as heavy-handed as ever. But let's face...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-07/bob-franken-our-loopy-leaders
Opinion
CIA, Nikolaevsk split in hoops action

...although Timmy is consistently the top points scorer on the team, senior captain and older brother Riley Smithwick is "the rock on the team."Riley began senior night in appropriate fashion, starting the scoring with an arcing 3-pointer 13 seconds...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-02-26/cia-nikolaevsk-split-in-hoops-acti
Sports
Where did all this oil come from?

...small dot. There is sedimentary rock that holds old organic matter under huge swaths of the earth's crust. Some of the rock is 20,000 to 30,000 feet thick, says Scott Tinker, a geologist at the University of Texas's Jackson School of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-14/where-did-all-this-oil-come-from
News
Getting a grip: Soldotna couple share love of climbing

...If you use all of your gear properly, the risks are very little." Students receive instructions on the ground in the rock gym, and then when the students are ready, they can go out with the instructors to practice on real boulders and crags...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-04-02/getting-a-grip-soldotna-couple-s
Outdoors
An Outdoor View: Fishing 2015

...clams. You can access these beaches with your own small boat, or by water taxi. Extreme tides expose mussels on some of the rocks. Water taxis can be useful for several activities. Kayakers and campers use them for accessing Prince William sound...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-03-19/an-outdoor-view-fishing-2015
Outdoors

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