Tag Archives: Backpacking

Backpacking with the Saints

Earlier this year I set out planning a liturgical backpacking trip. After spending sometime working up my little project one morning, IĀ escaped for a bit checking the mail only to find one of my favorite corespondents – the Oxford University … Continue reading

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Backpacking in Fivefingers

After two days, these shoes were dirty. To be fair they had spent the majority of time off trail…. Vibram took boat shoes a few years ago and made them into a phenomena. They fibbed a little on the science … Continue reading

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Belle and the Bear… The Improbable Travels of Two Toys

Belle and the Bear get ready to ford a mighty river… Small creek. A week without my little girls is no easy thing for me, and as I packed and got ready for my little adventure into the Pecos Wilderness … Continue reading

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Lost in the Pecos

There are few things more important on a back country trip than a good map. With a good map and a skilled reader, you truly do not even need a compass. With a bad map it makes no difference weather … Continue reading

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The Daily Office of the Trail

The daily office is a selection of scriptures for any given day. There’s a great one in the Book of Common Prayer which I believe is a shared daily office for several denominations. There’s probably a few collections for different … Continue reading

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Compline

This along with the morning prayer was one of my favorites. This was just before bed, and we prayed it when we were lost the first night after a long day of actual hiking. We were in good spirits already, … Continue reading

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Even Song – The Phos Hilaron

After dinner this was the prayer. The focus was really and truly upon the time of reflectively reading scripture. So the prayers are short. I’m not sure about the placement of the phos hilaron, perhaps it would be better during … Continue reading

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