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Robert Annis

Ogle Lake, near the Hesitation Point trailhead in Brown County State Park
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Indiana Trails: To Hesitate Is Divine

The trip was so pleasant, when I found myself back at the lake post-hike, I wanted to turn around and do it again—relentless crowds and all.

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Indiana Trails: All-Terrain Fun in Versailles State Park

The wide mix of terrain over 16 miles of singletrack in Versailles State Park has made the trail system a favorite of many Hoosier riders.

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Indiana Trails: More Ramble, Less Gamble in French Lick

A glutton for punishment, I took the harder route. As my legs churned and my lungs screamed for more oxygen, I quickly realized this stretch has significantly more elevation gain than most Hoosier trails—including Brown County’s Hesitation Point.

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Indiana Trails: A Worthy Quarry in France Park

Bald eagles pass through the park, so stash a pair of binoculars in your hydration pack in case you’re lucky enough to catch a glimpse.

Charles Schindler
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A Newbie’s Guide to Mountain-Biking

In the spring of 2014, Charles Schindler gave up his dental practice to pursue his true passion: teaching mountain-biking.

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Join the Pack: Great Indy Hiking and Biking Groups

Founded in 1957, the 580-member Indianapolis Hiking Club organizes more than 2,000 hikes annually around the state and beyond (including a 2015 weeklong trip to the Rio Grande).

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Stretch Your Legs on These Pretty Indy Trails

From Zionsville’s Starkey Park to Fort Ben, hike and bike your way around town.

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For Sail: 5 Great Lake Boats

Today’s pontoons must pull double duty. Buyers want both space for a dozen people and enough horsepower to pull the kids on skis.

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Front & Center: Little Women

IU’s Little 500 tradition began including women in the 1950s, just not on two wheels. While the men tore up Bill Armstrong Stadium, the women were relegated to a short tricycle race in Assembly Hall. Women weren’t taken seriously on the track until 1987, when a team from the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority nearly qualified for the men’s race. The next year, coeds got their own event at the Little 500, and it enters its 25th year on April 20. Although the female cyclists race 100 laps, half the distance of the men’s race, they are every bit the campus royalty as their male counterparts. “It was a much bigger deal than I’d thought,” says Sarah Fredrickson, who was part of the winning team 10 years ago and remains an elite cyclist today. “Everyone on campus knew who I was.”

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Meet 4 Hoosier Bloggers Blowing Up Online

More than 40,000 readers visit Erin Loechner’s Design for Mankind site every day for chirpy commentary on decor, fashion, and art.

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