A fair amount of people ask what to wear on the hands for cool and cold weather hiking. Here’s my take.
Try to not to make “museum displays” as those displays can destroy the archeological record.
An easy way to make Cowboy-style coffee without the muss and chewy grounds by using a coffee filter sachet.
An overview of backpacking stove types with their pluses and minuses. No such thing a the “best stove”…just what is best for you. Revised October 2018.
Deadman anchors are the way to secure a shelter in soft sand or snow. But there is a happy medium between a true deadman anchor and hoping your stakes hold.
An overview and comparison of sleeping pads for backpacking and camping. Updated October 2018.
Which rain gear or shell to wear? Depending on the conditions, one piece of gear may be better than another. Updated October 2018.
Nasty dirt, oils, sweat, and salt in your outdoor clothing and gear? Grab some white vinegar and baking soda!
An overlook at some options for ground cloths when backpacking or camping. Updated for 2018.
Different options for the wearing of blaze orange while hiking during hunting season. Revised for 2018.