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Patagonia Nano Air Hoody Review

Patagonia Nano Air Hoody Review

The Patagonia Nano Air Hoody is a truly amazing jacket. It absolutely blew my mind with how well it performed in a variety of environments. I[Read More…]

by March 4, 2015 0 comments Gear
(Photo from nationalgeographic.com)

Tragedy on Everest Prompts Changes in Historic South Col Climbing Route

After an avalanche took the lives of 16 Sherpa guides on Everest during the 2014 climbing season, the climbing community and Nepalese officials have came[Read More…]

by March 4, 2015 0 comments Community
Haeleum Braedan Long Sleeve Insect Repellent Shirt Review

Haeleum Braedan Long Sleeve Insect Repellent Shirt Review

When a product makes a claim that it repels mosquitos and other nasty little bitters, I’m always skeptical. After all, I’ve spent my fair share[Read More…]

by February 27, 2015 0 comments Gear
Climbing Vancouver’s Lighthouse Park: Photos by Austin Ferguson

Climbing Vancouver’s Lighthouse Park: Photos by Austin Ferguson

Editor’s Note: We all live to get outside, so when we’re stuck inside and can’t get out ourselves, what do we do? I turn to outdoor[Read More…]

by February 27, 2015 0 comments Community
Colchuck Lake, Enchantments

Where to Hike in 2015: North Cascades

This year’s warm start has me already thinking about backcountry trips. From the way it looks now, we may be heading for a wonderfully long[Read More…]

by February 26, 2015 0 comments Community, Trails
DeLorme inReach Explorer Review

DeLorme inReach Explorer Review

The DeLorme inReach Explorer is a global satellite communicator – a GPS unit that is capable of GPS positioning and navigation. Yet, the idea this[Read More…]

by February 26, 2015 0 comments Gear
Dehydrated Backpacking Meals: Pappardelle Bolognese

Dehydrated Backpacking Meals: Pappardelle Bolognese

There are ample benefits associated with homemade dehydrated backpacking meals. First, they’re lightweight and easy to carry. Second, they’re free from artificial colors and preservatives[Read More…]

by February 26, 2015 0 comments Food
Columbia Sportswear Mighty Lite III Jacket

Columbia Sportswear Mighty Lite III Jacket

Sometimes, it’s good to be wrong. Like when it comes to basic comfort. Fir instance, for reasons of my own, I have avoided down “puffy”[Read More…]

by February 25, 2015 0 comments Gear
Photo by Mt. Hood Territory Flickr.com

Top 8 Safety Tips for Winter Camping

Winter camping can be an incredible way to enjoy the wilderness year round – but there are inherent and hidden dangers. Adequate planning and preparation[Read More…]

by February 20, 2015 0 comments Skills
Pau Hana Big EZ Air Inflatable SUP Review

Pau Hana Big EZ Air Inflatable SUP Review

  I know, I know. An inflatable stand up paddle board sounds as sturdy as a sew-it-yourself backpack or a click-and-lock mountain bike. But once[Read More…]

by February 19, 2015 0 comments Gear

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