November is the real in-between time. Time for gear repair, maintenance and sorting. And reflecting on the time ahead.
With GoLite going off into history, here’s a look at other famous brands that while influential are no longer around and/or different in form.
Some thoughts about the recent GoLite Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
A little article I wrote to help promoted the CDTC on Gregory Mountain Product’s website.
Some thoughts on the proposed photo permit fee from the USFS
Our two-year wedding anniversary celebrated in Taos, NM.
A vocation vs an avocation…and trying to do both.
The origins of the phrase “Embrace the Brutality” for the CDT.
A look at the concept known as trail magic and the controversy around it. Trail Magic is the term used to describe the wonderful, unexpected things that happen to thru-hikers during their hike. – The Thru-Hiker’s Hand Book, 1998 edition. Read More …
The joy of the simple pleasures.
A look at a cool collection of older, but very serviceable, outdoor gear.
An overlook at a favorite book of mine: Cadillac Desert. Touch water in the West and you touch everything.–John Gunther Fires and drought in California to go with water restrictions. Continued overall low water levels for the Colorado River. Read More …
All about the phenomenon known as the Sunday Blues.
A guest post I made over on the Gossamer Gear blog site: The Weekend Warrior
My contribution to the latest trend making the hiking website circle: The Liebster Award.