Cairn Stone Adventure Tours

Newsletters 2008


NEWSLETTER ARCHIVE

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All the newsletters and correspondence from Coach Gunn to the Mountain Sheep Grand Canyon hikers and to the Training Partners will be listed below for your convenience to read online or download and print.

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NEWSLETTERS:
February 20, 2008  Cool Start for Best of the West
      “The will to prepare to win is far more important than the will to win."
 
                                                                                            Robert Knight

March 1, 2008  Higdon Hill
“The state of a persons health is often determined by what you take two at a time – pills or stairs!”

March 19, 2008  Love At First Sight
"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference." 
                                                                                                                            Robert Frost
March 24, 2008  Snow Bunnies
                                        Repeat for Grand Mere announced.

April 2, 2008  Grand Day at Grand Mere
 
“If you come to an unmarked fork on a training course and one trail is flat but the other goes uphill, there is a 110% chance that Ron's course goes up the hill!”  
                       Marlin Schmidt
(paraphrased) 
4 time Grand Canyon extreme hike veteran

April 16, 2008  Swiss Valley Ski Area

April 30, 2008  A Walk in the Park at Potato Creek

May 23, 2008  The best things in life are the people we love, the places we have been, and the memories we have made along the way”

June 5, 2008   “We are certainly FIRED UP after that great hike last weekend! We learned a few things and are adjusting our workouts to include even more cardio to get up the mountains faster!”

                                                   Keith and Katrina Andrews

June 25, 2008    Did It At Niles
                          “FIRE UP FOR BREATH TAKING MOMENTS”
                                                                                     
Coach Gunn

July 9, 2008    ATTITUDE AND HOF RULE AT ST. MARY'S

"Attitude is more important than facts,than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than failures, than successes, than what other people think or say or do."

Charles Swindoll

July 30, 2008  WE NAILED IT AT LOVE CREEK!

“Spectacular achievements are always preceded by spectacular preparations.”

Anonymous

 

 

August 20, 2008   A LOT OF HEART AND DETERMINATION AT RUSS FOREST

“Extreme Hiking is a great metaphor for life;You get out of it what you put into it!”


Coach Ron Gunn

August 29, 2008   PACK ON...FIRE UP!

“The clearest way to the Universe is through a heavily wooded forest!

Unknown

September 1, 2008        SAUGATUCK PICNIC

September 11, 2008      MOVIN' OUT AT MANISTEE

“Through determined hard work, not luck, the Grand Canyon V team made Manistee magic!”

Coach Gunn


September 22, 2008    THE HAY IS IN THE BARN!

“The trail is the thing, not the end of the trail. Travel too fast and miss all that you are travelling for!”

Louis L'Amour

 

 

October 15, 2008   BIG HEADS RULE AT BEST OF THE WEST
                           Out of Adversity Comes Greatness

Coach Gunn