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Ridgeline

A weekly newsletter on walking, Japan, literature, and photography

  • Kissa, 2nd Edition 094 — October 2020

    Kissa, 2nd Edition

  • Prepping for a Big Tōkaidō Walk 093 — October 2020

    Prepping for a Big Tōkaidō Walk

  • Monkeys, Literature, Food, and Walking 092 — October 2020

    Monkeys, Literature, Food, and Walking

  • Self-Improvement and the Big Walk 091 — October 2020

    Self-Improvement and the Big Walk

  • Disaster, Averted? 090 — September 2020

    Disaster, Averted?

  • Long Walk Thinking 089 — September 2020

    Long Walk Thinking

  • Photos: Book Machines 088 — September 2020

    Photos: Book Machines

  • Kanazawa, Clear Nodes 087 — September 2020

    Kanazawa, Clear Nodes

  • Summer Walks 086 — August 2020

    Summer Walks

  • Karuizawa 085 — August 2020

    Karuizawa

  • A Tiny Celebration 084 — August 2020

    A Tiny Celebration

  • Kissa by Kissa by Book by Launch 083 — August 2020

    Kissa by Kissa by Book by Launch

  • No Fly Walk Zone 082 — July 2020

    No Fly Walk Zone

  • Fish & Chips 081 — July 2020

    Fish & Chips

  • A Walk in Griffith Park 080 — July 2020

    A Walk in Griffith Park

  • A Famous Journalist 079 — July 2020

    A Famous Journalist

  • Nagano, 125 Years Ago 078 — July 2020

    Nagano, 125 Years Ago

  • A Book About Kissa — Part 5 077 — June 2020

    A Book About Kissa — Part 5

  • Walking the Inland Sea of Japan 076 — June 2020

    Walking the Inland Sea of Japan

  • A Book from Pizza Toast — Part 4 075 — June 2020

    A Book from Pizza Toast — Part 4

  • A Walk, a Protest 074 — June 2020

    A Walk, a Protest

  • A Book from Pizza Toast — Part 3 073 — May 2020

    A Book from Pizza Toast — Part 3

  • A Book from Pizza Toast — Part 2 072 — May 2020

    A Book from Pizza Toast — Part 2

  • A Book from Pizza Toast — Part 1 071 — May 2020

    A Book from Pizza Toast — Part 1

  • Kodomo-no-hi 070 — May 2020

    Kodomo-no-hi

  • Walking Shōwa Tokyo 069 — April 2020

    Walking Shōwa Tokyo

  • A Very Big Walking Website 068 — April 2020

    A Very Big Walking Website

  • A Year of Walking, and Then Not 067 — April 2020

    A Year of Walking, and Then Not

  • Consider Joe Pera’s Gait 066 — April 2020

    Consider Joe Pera’s Gait

  • Walking Nan Shepherd’s Mountain 065 — March 2020

    Walking Nan Shepherd’s Mountain

  • Textures Along a Quarantine Path 064 — March 2020

    Textures Along a Quarantine Path

  • Walking in the Age of Corona 063 — March 2020

    Walking in the Age of Corona

  • The Silver Mine with the Dog 062 — March 2020

    The Silver Mine with the Dog

  • Walking the Hagi Ōkan 061 — March 2020

    Walking the Hagi Ōkan

  • So Now You Own a Kissa 060 — February 2020

    So Now You Own a Kissa

  • A Talking Horse 059 — February 2020

    A Talking Horse

  • A Walk is a Tool and a Platform 058 — February 2020

    A Walk is a Tool and a Platform

  • The Dreaded Membership Issue 057 — February 2020

    The Dreaded Membership Issue

  • Responses to SMSs Part 4 056 — January 2020

    Responses to SMSs Part 4

  • The Rigor of Process 055 — January 2020

    The Rigor of Process

  • Photos: Ise-ji Objects 054 — January 2020

    Photos: Ise-ji Objects

  • Obama, City of Saba 053 — January 2020

    Obama, City of Saba

  • Pizza Toast Tales: Alps 052 — December 2019

    Pizza Toast Tales: Alps

  • Pizza Toast Tales: Thompson 051 — December 2019

    Pizza Toast Tales: Thompson

  • Pop-Up Highlights 050 — December 2019

    Pop-Up Highlights

  • That Floating Feeling 049 — December 2019

    That Floating Feeling

  • Do You Drink? 048 — December 2019

    Do You Drink?

  • Pop-Up Walk 047 — November 2019

    Pop-Up Walk

  • Photographs and Frames 046 — November 2019

    Photographs and Frames

  • My Kingdom for Bread 045 — November 2019

    My Kingdom for Bread

  • A Billion Billion Steps 044 — November 2019

    A Billion Billion Steps

  • How to Walk and Talk 043 — October 2019

    How to Walk and Talk

  • Cocoon of Sleep 042 — October 2019

    Cocoon of Sleep

  • Typhoon Stroll 041 — October 2019

    Typhoon Stroll

  • Oze National Park 040 — October 2019

    Oze National Park

  • A Review of a Bed — Part 2 039 — September 2019

    A Review of a Bed — Part 2

  • A Winter Walk 038 — September 2019

    A Winter Walk

  • Responses to SMSes — Part 3 037 — September 2019

    Responses to SMSes — Part 3

  • Postcards from the Baikonur Cosmodrome 036 — September 2019

    Postcards from the Baikonur Cosmodrome

  • Soviet Horse Race 035 — September 2019

    Soviet Horse Race

  • SW945: The Sound of a Walk in Japan 034 — August 2019

    SW945: The Sound of a Walk in Japan

  • Travel / Walking Gear 033 — August 2019

    Travel / Walking Gear

  • Walk as Public Talk 032 — August 2019

    Walk as Public Talk

  • Country Texture, City Texture 031 — August 2019

    Country Texture, City Texture

  • Walk vs. Hike 030 — July 2019

    Walk vs. Hike

  • A Review of Beds — Part 1 029 — July 2019

    A Review of Beds — Part 1

  • Responses to SMSes – Part 2 028 — July 2019

    Responses to SMSes – Part 2

  • Walking, Habits, Systems 027 — July 2019

    Walking, Habits, Systems

  • Responses to SMSes – Part 1 026 — July 2019

    Responses to SMSes – Part 1

  • Ascetic Pants 025 — June 2019

    Ascetic Pants

  • Old Whiskey Shoes 024 — June 2019

    Old Whiskey Shoes

  • Walk and Transcribe 023 — June 2019

    Walk and Transcribe

  • Stillness (sorta) 022 — June 2019

    Stillness (sorta)

  • The Unresolved Walk, the Best Walk 021 — May 2019

    The Unresolved Walk, the Best Walk

  • Special photo edition: Didn't Die in the Mountains 020 — May 2019

    Special photo edition: Didn't Die in the Mountains

  • Root Appreciation 019 — May 2019

    Root Appreciation

  • That Shinkansen Whoosh 018 — May 2019

    That Shinkansen Whoosh

  • End of an Era 017 — April 2019

    End of an Era

  • Scale 016 — April 2019

    Scale

  • Inoh Tadataka and the Tools of a Walk 015 — April 2019

    Inoh Tadataka and the Tools of a Walk

  • The Curious Incident in the Bath in the Day-time 014 — April 2019

    The Curious Incident in the Bath in the Day-time

  • Walk Rhythms, SMS Publishing 013 — April 2019

    Walk Rhythms, SMS Publishing

  • Boredom and the Long Walk 012 — March 2019

    Boredom and the Long Walk

  • A Few Feet Above the Earth 011 — March 2019

    A Few Feet Above the Earth

  • Flawless Mechanisms 010 — March 2019

    Flawless Mechanisms

  • Something Like a Scent 009 — March 2019

    Something Like a Scent

  • Charcoal 008 — February 2019

    Charcoal

  • Cycles, Circuits, Collisions, Colliders 007 — February 2019

    Cycles, Circuits, Collisions, Colliders

  • The Cafe With a View of the Waterfall 006 — February 2019

    The Cafe With a View of the Waterfall

  • Ferociously Scary Things 005 — February 2019

    Ferociously Scary Things

  • Isobars 004 — January 2019

    Isobars

  • Zero milestone 003 — January 2019

    Zero milestone

  • Country lines 002 — January 2019

    Country lines

  • An endless, gritty, very spitty walk 001 — January 2019

    An endless, gritty, very spitty walk

  • Subscribe to Ridgeline — A newsletter on walking, by Craig Mod 000 — December 2018

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