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Exploring the world of trails, huts and other shelter systems (e.g. inns, B&B's, hostels, cabins, yurts, tents, pods, tree houses, caves, etc.) supporting long distance walkers & skiers → how they operate around the world → honoring & learning from the people who start & operate them → building international community and conversation → towards a sustainable, environmentally sensitive outdoor accommodations & education infrastructure for USA → all in service to cultivating environmental education and a broad-based ethos of biophilia through immersive experiences in the natural world.

Ivory Lake Hut, a science hut constructed to support a team of glaciologists and hydrologists studying this retreating glacier.
Asbestos Hut, mining hut, 1914, for 36 years the home of two lovers who exiled themselves here to escape unhappy marriages.
Sign of the Packhorse Hut, government built (1916) tourism and climbing hut, originally built as one of four backcountry teahouses.
Sutherlands Hut, built 1860's - a former boundary keepers hut
Roaring Stag Lodge II, originally built by a club, NZ Deerstalkers Association, over a period of four years.  Rebuilt by DOC in 2005.
Red Hut, built by Rodolf Wigley, tourism pioneer and entrepreneur, c. 1916
Tarn Ridge Hut, 16 bunk replacement high mountain built by DOC
Frew Saddle Bivouac, two bunk bivvy built for NZ Forest Service deer cullers
Associated with the 1966-67 Freedom Walks on Milford Track
Waipakihi Hut, Lockwood style architecture, NZ Forest Service
Sutherlands Hut, interior
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Tag Archives | Ireland

Derrynane National Park and Bay Photo by Peter Craine, via Wikimedia Commons

Kerry Way Case Study

Case Study: Kerry Way, Ireland July 2016 By Sam Demas with advice from Patricia Deane, Rural Recreation Officer Purpose, methodology, and notes These case studies are building blocks towards a broader “Country Study” examining long distance walking in Ireland. The intent of the case studies is to paint a picture of the most salient features […]

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Derrynane National Park and Bay Photo by Peter Craine, via Wikimedia Commons

Trip Report: Kerry Way, Ireland

Trip Report: Kerry Way May 2016 Overview: The Kerry Way affords beautiful coastal views, passes through upland moors and bucolic agricultural areas, and passes under Ireland’s highest mountain and one if its most spectacular mountains ranges, the MacGillycuddy’s Reeks. The full Kerry Way is 130 miles long, beginning at Killarney and proceeding inland towards Glenbeigh, after […]

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Burren Way Case Study

Case Study: Burren Way, Ireland By Sam Demas, April 2016 Purpose, methodology, and notes These case studies are building blocks towards a broader “Country Study” examining long distance walking in Ireland. The intent of the case studies is to paint a picture of the most salient features of each walk and to delve somewhat into […]

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Wicklow Way Case Study

Case Study: Wicklow Way, Ireland by Sam Demas, January 2016   Purpose, methodology, and notes These case studies are building blocks towards a broader “Country Study” examining long distance walking in Ireland. The intent of the case studies is to paint a picture of the most salient features of each walk and to delve somewhat […]

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Burren Way Trip Report

Burren Way Trip Report By Sam Demas Overview: As part of my research for a “Country Study” of long distance walking in Ireland, I walked much of this 132km classic Irish National Long Distance Waymarked Way through the sublime Burren landscape.  While this walk is 73% on little-used roads due to access rights limitations, it […]

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