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Expanding appreciation of nature through hiking

Expanding appreciation of nature through hiking

Sofia Seewald

March 28, 2020

When I was little my dad used to take me up north and we would camp and hike. I always enjoyed the bonding with my dad, but after a while I would start to complain about my feet hurting. Recently, however, I have found a new appreciation for the outdoor activity. I have lived by Theodore Wirth Parkway...

Senior hikes through multiple countries

Used with Permission by Ellen Poulter.

Maria Perez Barriga

September 27, 2019

Hiking in Europe for 28 days, senior Ellen Poulter went on a route known as the Camino de Santiago that leads to the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral in Spain. “I was walking the Camino de Santiago which is a trail that runs from the edge of France to the other end of Spain,” Poulter said. ...

Junior plans trip to hike alone for six weeks

Junior Ellen Poulter shops for supplies at REI for her upcoming hiking trip May 21. Poulter will be hiking the Camino de Santiago in Spain by herself this summer over the course of six weeks.

Ethan Meisler

May 23, 2019

With the upcoming six week hiking trip by herself on the Camino de Santiago trail through France and Spain, junior Ellen Poulter said she looks forward to growing and immersing herself in the outdoors. “A goal for me is to grow as a person while I’m there because a lot of times when you’re on ...

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