My gear list for solo, three-season hiking in Colorado or similar. I also added some gear I may swap in depending on the trip type. Updated.
An overview of Grand Obsession: Harvey Butchart and the Exploration of Grand Canyon. A book about an iconic Grand Canyon legend.
Going lightweight (sub-20lbs) with typical gear and clothing from REI.
A friend of mine from Rhode Island paid a visit. We did manage to get in some outdoor time in some lesser known areas in Colorado.
A sample hike from the Quick and Dirty Hiking Guides: 12 Classic Hikes in Colorado. This sample hike for downloading details the Devil’s Thumb Loop.
This lightweight “backpacking fad” is not that new or a fad. Despite what some people may state.
Some issues and concerns for Colorado backpacking, hiking, and camping that may not be readily apparent.
The Google Maps satellite view is a very useful tool for trip planning. At least it has been for me.
A socially acceptable chemical stimulant to increase my time bank funds when driving to a trailhead late at night.
Introducing the first two eBooks in the “Quick and Dirty” Hiking Guides co-authored with Cam Honan of The Hiking Life.