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Walks on the beach, in the woods, and on mountain trails. Noticing the little things. Swimming in the pool!

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Haven't hit the beach in a while, but I'm excited to visit as well. I just went for my first hike in the woods of this season this weekend, and it was lovely. Enjoy the little things on your adventures!

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Apr 30, 2022Liked by Cole Noble

Beach. My favorite walks have me looking down to find the treasures, with my toes in the sand.

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I miss the beach when I'm up in the mountains.

What's your favorite thing that you've found while on a walk?

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Apr 30, 2022Liked by Cole Noble

Favorite treasure to take-sea marble and to toss back- starfish.

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Sea marbles are gorgeous! Still haven't seen a starfish sadly!

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Legit looking forward to not having to wear pants and/or a coat.

Also: Riding my bike around my city's lake.

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Same, I love being able to change up my style a little bit! Also, I love biking too.

Are the trails and bike paths nice by you?

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There are a ton of paved paths that can take you pretty much anywhere in the area you'd like to go. I haven't done as much mountain biking as I'd like lately, but the suburb I live recently built a track through a nearby park; it's on my list to ride as soon as it opens back up!

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That's great. I love mountain biking. Paved paths are nice too, but sometimes I feel so at peace just riding through the trees

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I live in a very hot city, so a lot of my "summer activity" stuff locally is "how the hell do we get out of this place, it's the worst". So think high-altitude cities that have camping or similar options.

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LOL! Being up in the thin air definitely helps keep the humidity down. Even on 100+ degree days, being in the shade helps cool things down!

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So one time I went up to a place called "Big Lake" in northern Arizona, just me and a close friend, just for a day I think. And what I really didn't know at the time was that I had a pretty bad case of mono.

What I learned that day is at sufficiently high altitudes and with sufficient amounts of mono, you can pass out just going on sedate little walks.

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High altitude can be brutal. I recently went up to Pikes Peak. The elevation gain is about 7,000 feet up from the nearest town. Quite a few people were having a hard time breathing, and started getting tunnel vision.

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Since we’re pretty far from our beloved mountains we get a lot of mileage in Nashville’s many wonderful parks. But by far our favorite haunt is our backyard acreage , the woods, the river.

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That sounds fantastic! Enjoy the season!

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I'm running my first half-marathon in June!

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Congrats on the half marathon, that should be really fun! What an achievement! Hopefully you get great weather on race day

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Really looking forward to some casual outdoor running without having to bundle up in layers!

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Same! It's gotten a bit warmer near me, but late winter always has these weird conditions where the cold really hurts your ears, but the rest of your body feels fine. Looking forward to some great runs along the creek!

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There is a park near where I live that has a very nice trail. I like hiking along the trail and running through the park when the weather is nice.

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Nice! Hopefully you get to enjoy that a lot this season!

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