The loose plans for the next few months starting in September 2017. Read this post if you emailed and wondering why I have not written back in a few days. 🙂
I visited a friend in Moab, saw some unique pictographs, enjoyed Arches National Park in the off-season, and wondered how the government shutdown would affect my trip.
Four days of backpacking and an additional day of hiking and camping exploring the Ancient Puebloan culture in (what is for now) the Bears Ears National Monument at the Cedar Mesa and Grand Gulch areas.
Some time spent at a place that is home to not only Ancestral Puebloans but also the Dine’ (Navajo) nation.
Weather conditions made me modify my trip plans. But the new plans proved to work out just fine.
Spending some post-Christmas time in Colorado.
A quick and dirty way of estimating the amount of daylight left for hiking, backpacking, skiing, etc.
A well-rounded, all-purpose winter backpacking down parka that is under-$300. But has many of the features of more expensive winter parkas.
What are the functional differences between grid and solid (standard) fleece?
An article I recently wrote for TrailGroove Magazine about the ethics of social media. “Obscurity, not secrecy”
A timely look at a book about archeological preservation…or plundering.