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  • Franklin Park, NJ
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Scott Bower commented on Scott Bower's status
"Thanks for info people."
Mar 2, 2013
njHiking.com commented on Scott Bower's status
"And the Gap's park page has a list of Area and Road Closures: http://www.nps.gov/dewa/planyourvisit/area-and-road-closures.htm -Dawn"
Mar 1, 2013
Brom Vermeulen commented on Scott Bower's status
"Last Sunday (Feb. 24th), River Road was open from Route 80, past Millbrook Village, to the road to Blue Mtn. Lake, where we turned off, and beyond."
Mar 1, 2013
Scott Bower posted a status
"Thinking of heading to water gap this weekend,can anyone tell me if river rd is open.the raod by worthington st.pk?"
Feb 28, 2013
Paul commented on Scott Bower's blog post Plantar Fasciitis,New hiker.Very upset
"Hey Scott, can't help you with the foot issue, but if you are looking for a good hike with water features, try the Coppermines Trail, especially in the spring when things are flowing. I won't spoil it by trying to describe it..."
Jan 30, 2013
njHiking.com commented on Scott Bower's blog post Plantar Fasciitis,New hiker.Very upset
"Nice water features to photograph... Tillman Ravine, Buttermilk Falls, Coppermines Trail and PEEC in the Gap area, Chikahoki Falls in Norvin, Hemlock Falls in South Mountain... that's off the top of my head, I know I am missing…"
Jan 8, 2013
Scott Bower commented on Scott Bower's blog post Plantar Fasciitis,New hiker.Very upset
"Dawn maybe you can help me locate trails with streams like dunnfield creek nice to photograph. Looking to photograph frozen creeks with waterfalls small or large. Looking to get back out in a couple of weeks.Mountain biked sourlands is…"
Jan 7, 2013
njHiking.com commented on Scott Bower's blog post Plantar Fasciitis,New hiker.Very upset
"Well the rockiest trails also tend to be where the best hiking is in the state... north NJ like Norvin, and especially the northwest corner along the Kittatinny Ridge. In my opinion, I find some of the trails at Wawayanda a tad less rocky than say,…"
Jan 7, 2013
Scott Bower commented on Scott Bower's blog post Plantar Fasciitis,New hiker.Very upset
"Boots are new and just picked up a set of superfeet insoles,will try out shortly giving foot a few weeks off. If pain increases will head to doctor.          "
Jan 6, 2013
Scott Bower commented on Scott Bower's blog post Plantar Fasciitis,New hiker.Very upset
"Dawn thanks for helpful tips. Have noticed that most trails I have been on in water gap are rocky. Can you suggest some less rocky. I live in south brunswick area but dont mind a drive for good trails with great photo ops.  "
Jan 6, 2013
njHiking.com commented on Scott Bower's blog post Plantar Fasciitis,New hiker.Very upset
"Hi Scott - I haven't had Plantar Fasciitis but have been sidelined by foot pain a couple times, so I know how incredibly frustrating it is. Foot and knee pain is very common in hikers. For me, the very rocky trails in this area kill my knee...…"
Jan 5, 2013
Scott Bower commented on Scott Bower's blog post Plantar Fasciitis,New hiker.Very upset
"Thanks for info. Seen Superfeet at EMS. Heading their saturday. Tried some inserts but after like three hours feet start to hurt. Wil Add golf ball to pack and will try. Thanks Daniela"
Jan 4, 2013
Daniela Wagstaff commented on Scott Bower's blog post Plantar Fasciitis,New hiker.Very upset
"Scott, I'll share a couple of things that worked for me.  Throw a small ball in your backpack, like a golf ball or something that size.  When your feet bother you, take off your shoe place the ball on the ground and roll the bottom of…"
Jan 4, 2013
Scott Bower posted a blog post

Plantar Fasciitis,New hiker.Very upset

First like to say hello to everyone out there who enjoys the same things I do.Im a mountain biker road biker,kayaker who now enjoys hiking now also.Ok lets start out hiked four times so far and now have been striken with what seems to be the signs of plantar fasciitis in my left heel.Burning heel morning pain blah blah blah. What has me upset is did I over do it first times out?Have I caused this injury that can be with me forever and just keep getting worse over time.My first hikes were all…See More
Jan 3, 2013
njHiking.com left a comment for Scott Bower
"Hi Scott - welcome to the site! --Dawn"
Oct 15, 2012
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Oct 15, 2012

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Plantar Fasciitis,New hiker.Very upset

Posted on January 3, 2013 at 9:50pm 9 Comments

First like to say hello to everyone out there who enjoys the same things I do.Im a mountain biker road biker,kayaker who now enjoys hiking now also.Ok lets start out hiked four times so far and now have been striken with what seems to be the signs of plantar fasciitis in my left heel.Burning heel morning pain blah blah blah. What has me upset is did I over do it first times out?Have I caused this injury that can be with me forever and just…

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At 10:33am on October 15, 2012, njHiking.com said…

Hi Scott - welcome to the site!

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