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SNAKES

I WOULDN’T SAY I HATE snakes like Indiana Jones hates snakes, but I would say I enjoy encountering them on the trail about as much as I like running into someone blasting music from their iPhone speaker. The snake scenario has only happened to me a handful of times, but every time is about as pleasant as remembering the existence of a song called “Cotton Eye Joe” because some stranger decided to play it while hiking.

I live in Denver, so

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