tommangan

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joined Apr 12, 2008

I am a: 57-year-old male hiker
Location: Clemmons, NC
Occupation: Journalist, editor, blogger
Website: http://tommangan.net/twoheeldrive

Activities

Hiking
Backpacking
Snowshoeing

Vitals

Height5'10"
Weight175
Boot/Shoe Size9.5 EE
Jacket/Shirt SizeM
Pant Size34 S

Longtime blogger, keeper of Two-Heel Drive hiking blog. http://tommangan.net/twoheeldrive/

Blog Posts

Outdoor Retailer: Gore-Tex Active Shell promises waterproof fabric with high breathability January 23, 2011
Outdoor Retailer: First Polartec NeoShell Jackets January 23, 2011
Outdoor Retailer: Ueli Steck designs climbing knife for Wenger January 22, 2011
Outdoor Retailer: Adidas unveils expansive line of outdoor shoes, clothing January 21, 2011
Outdoor Retailer: Transitional Gear from Loki, Voile January 19, 2011
Outdoor Retailer: Packs from Sierra Designs, Granite Gear August 12, 2010
Outdoor Retailer: Platypus, MSR, Therm-a-Rest August 10, 2010
Outdoor Retailer: Portable Power August 9, 2010
Outdoor retailer: Getting water in and keeping it out August 6, 2010
Outdoor Retailer: Mountainsmith adds tents, sleeping bags August 6, 2010
Outdoor Retailer: Cool new dog gear August 5, 2010
Outdoor Retailer: "Lightest Double-Wall Shelter in the World" August 5, 2010
Outdoor Retailer: Columbia Sportswear acquiring OutDry technology August 5, 2010
Outdoor Retailer: Icon flashlights and more product highlights August 4, 2010
Invasive species: Facing the backcountry threat, limiting the spread July 16, 2010
Footwear has to fit the terrain as well as your feet July 1, 2010
State park closures grab headlines April 27, 2010
Wheelchair-accessible paths on the Appalachian Trail March 24, 2010
Tour ideas from the National Parks Conservation Association March 16, 2010
Oh, Ranger: A quick guide to America's best parks March 4, 2010

Trip Reports

Carolina hikers: been to DuPont State Forest March 14, 2011
Hike to Calloway Peak at Grandfather Mountain May 2, 2010
Damascus, VA, quick visit April 5, 2010
Anybody else get a New Year's hike in? January 1, 2010
Moderate hike at Pilot Mountain north of Winston-Salem, NC December 27, 2009
Short snowy hike at Grandfather Mountain, NC December 7, 2009
Mount Mitchell State Park, North Carolina November 16, 2009
First look at North Carolina's Linville Gorge November 8, 2009

Forum Posts

Carolina hikers: been to DuPont State Forest March 14, 2011
Outdoor Retailer: Gore-Tex Active Shell promises waterproof fabric with high breathability January 23, 2011
Outdoor Retailer: First Polartec NeoShell Jackets January 23, 2011
Outdoor Retailer: Ueli Steck designs climbing knife for Wenger January 22, 2011
Outdoor Retailer: Adidas unveils expansive line of outdoor shoes, clothing January 21, 2011
Outdoor Retailer: Transitional Gear from Loki, Voile January 19, 2011
Books for Backcountry Bibliophiles December 14, 2010
GPS receivers with USGS topo maps November 22, 2010
Swimming to get in shape for hiking November 22, 2010
Polartec introduces NeoShell, "most breathable waterproof fabric" November 30, 2010
Waterproof Travel Pouch? November 21, 2010
Issues with polarized sunglasses? November 15, 2010
TOPO training October 5, 2010
To snow camp, or not to snow camp November 1, 2010
Tell a spooky ghost story outdoors October 25, 2010
My first Solo Hike October 19, 2010
Winter is Approaching! October 18, 2010
Sept/Oct Mt. Adams ski mountaineering October 21, 2010
Sarah Shourd, hiker held in Iran, released September 14, 2010
Technology leads to trouble August 22, 2010