Tag: Minnesota

Changes on the way

You may have noticed some changes around the Adventure Bent website lately. The blog is currently undergoing some renovations. Let’s call it spring cleaning if you will. Out with the old and in with the new. Along the way, you may experience some glitches and bugs. Sometimes changes can take some tweaking to get right. […]

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Taking a hike on Black Friday Shopping

This year’s Black Friday was different, but not because we decided to stay home. We’ve never taken part in Black Friday shopping and we weren’t about to start. Instead, with my family gathered for the holiday, we decided to do something together and take a hike on Black Friday, literally. At a little after 12:45 […]

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A walk in the woods

I’ve always found it easier to think walking in the woods. It’s true, I always have. Much of my childhood was spend along rough cut hiking trails, searching for plants for my mother’s book. I learned to love hiking by my parents side. On these trails, I learned to quiet my mind and open my […]

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Misadventures off-road in the iron range

It could have been worse. It could have tipped. In mid-August, while visiting my family in Duluth , I decided to take my little brother on a trip out to Gilbert, Minnesota, to do a little off-roading at the Iron Range OHV Park. This was my second time visiting the park which offers everything from […]

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Camping on the Zumbro River an outstanding backyard adventure

Places like Canyon Lands and Arches national park are beautiful places to explore, but often times you don’t have to go very far to have a great adventure. There are more than half a dozen state parks and forests right in my backyard. These places are often filled with hidden treasures, beautiful vistas and quiet camping spots. […]

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