Why I stopped counting ounces with my gear…at least precisely.
Lightweight backpacking is a good thing. Getting obsessed over the labels? Not so much.
A Pacific Crest Trail planning guide. A way to get an overview of this wonderful trail without being bogged down with lots of info! Updated January Apr 2017.
A review of The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide by Andrew Skurka. A guide that is aimed towards the backpacker that wishes to hike more and camp a bit less.
There are some trips where I want to walk all day and immerse myself in the rhythms of the day. Watch the sun rise as I break camp and walk
There are many areas in this continent where I long to return and explore more: Maine in the fall. The Wind River Range of Wyoming. The red rock country of
Not my original title for this article..but so it goes. 🙂 The original title of this article was "Lighten the load; not the wallet" ; a quick crash course in
A look at my gear, that while accurate, is probably not the most serious. 😉 My gear reflects simplicity, lightness and using whatever works. Some items are expensive (Feathered Friends
The Thanksgiving Holiday is often a gift of time for myself and many of my friends. A chance to take some extended time in a place for more than just
A Vermont’s Long Trail planning guide. Has info on re-supply, town stops, and some other info that may be useful. Through the power of the Internet, I was able to