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Deodorant Review

Deodorant Review

Deodorant isn’t something I think about a lot. I use it. And I notice when other people don’t. When I’m hiking or camping, I might pack[Read More...]

by July 21, 2014 0 comments Community
Carefully consider each item you put into your pack and ask yourself if it’s necessary. An extra water bottle may take up unnecessary space if you’re packing a filtration system that can be used at water sources along the way.

9 Steps to Plan an Overnight Backcountry Trip

One: Choose your team. If this is your first time on an overnight backcountry trip, it is important to consider with whom you will be[Read More...]

by July 21, 2014 0 comments Community, Skills
STM Drifter Laptop Backpack Review

STM Drifter Laptop Backpack Review

STM begins their description of the Drifter Laptop Backpack saying, “The drifter is like your favorite pair of cargo pants; easy to wear, pockets in[Read More...]

by July 17, 2014 0 comments Gear
Mike Cecot-Scherer

Interview with Tent Designer Mike Cecot-Scherer

Mike Cecot-Scherer has been designing outdoor gear professionally for 29 years. He owns and operates thetentlab.com is currently offering a test on Kickstarter and has done[Read More...]

by July 17, 2014 0 comments Community
2-person, 3-season tent

Brooks Range Tension 30 Review

Brooks Range has done the seemingly impossible—cramming a roomy, comfortable tent into one very small, very light package. When I first received the Brooks Range[Read More...]

by July 16, 2014 0 comments Gear
Tami Asars signs her latest book for fans at the Seattle Mountaineers.

Seattle Mountaineers BeWild Series: Tami Asars

North Bend-based writer and photographer Tami Asars presented pictures and inspirational stories about working on her latest guidebook Friday at the Seattle Mountaineers. The presentation[Read More...]

by July 16, 2014 0 comments Community
Osprey Exos 48 Pack Review

Osprey Exos 48 Pack Review

With the new rendition of the Osprey Exos 48, Osprey must have been putting some serious investment into their Research and Development.  Out of the box,[Read More...]

by July 15, 2014 0 comments Gear
Saline Valley. Death Valley National Park. California.

Shooting the Sunrise

I’ll be the first to admit that I am far more likely to to be found shooting a sunset than a sunrise.   However, when I[Read More...]

by July 15, 2014 0 comments Skills
Quivvers Gear Review

Quivvers Gear Review

Amy Barnum created Quivvers as a good-looking twist on the fanny pack design – so that you can “adventure anywhere with basics.” Just as quivers[Read More...]

by July 14, 2014 0 comments Gear
Mysterious Mountain Plane Wrecks

Mysterious Mountain Plane Wrecks

Unbeknownst to many, California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains are a literal airplane graveyard, with hundreds of civilian and military crashes littering it’s peaks and valleys. This[Read More...]

by July 14, 2014 0 comments Community

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