Category Archives: Urban Hiking

ratpag’s Public Transit Guide to Hiking the Hollywood Hills

Didn’t you just do a public transit hiking guide?  Yes, just two days ago.  But, aside from the bus-riding, heroin-snorting grandmother or the Amtrak secretary handing over “confidential passenger information” to the DEA for 19 years, there’s just not much … Continue reading

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ratpag Goes Into the New York City Backcountry

ratpag was irritable the other day.  New York City, as great as it is, well…makes ratpag feel like this at times: In search of some peace and quiet, as well as something inexpensive and accessible by public transit (because ratpag … Continue reading

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Urban Hiking: The 4 Bridge Challenge, Part 2

ratpag is back with the second part of our exciting 4 Bridge Challenge excursion, journey, what-have-you.  We began here, talking of our travels from Manhattan to Brooklyn to Manhattan all over again.  So exciting.  Well guess what?  Part 2 really picks … Continue reading

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Urban Hiking: The 4 Bridge Challenge

Sometimes, when ratpag is feeling blue, ratpag goes for a nice long walk over one of New York City’s many tall bridges to clear its mind.  With the economy being the way it is and war after war after war … Continue reading

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