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Darn Tough Vermont Socks Review

Darn Tough Vermont Socks Review

Darn Tough Vermont Socks, they make a bold claim— “If you can put a hole in our socks, send them back to us personally and we’ll[Read More...]

by August 21, 2014 0 comments Gear
What I Learned Climbing the Volcan Acatenango

What I Learned Climbing the Volcan Acatenango

Piece by Nick Bramer— When he’s not stuck at his desk crunching numbers or analyzing data as a performance & insight manager, Nick has made[Read More...]

by August 21, 2014 0 comments Community, Trails
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Pre-Trail Maintenance for Your GPS Receiver

Summer is a great time to head for the trail and practice with a GPS receiver. There are several things hikers can do before leaving[Read More...]

by August 20, 2014 0 comments Skills
Mammut Mercury Jacket Review

Mammut Mercury Jacket Review

The Mammut Mercury Jacket has become my favorite jacket. From negative ten degree days on the slopes, to chilly July evenings in the mountains, this jacket[Read More...]

by August 19, 2014 0 comments Gear
Third Beach to Strawberry Point

Third Beach to Strawberry Point

The Olympic Coast boasts some of Washington’s most beautiful and challenging terrain, offering stunning vistas no matter the season or weather. While the coast is[Read More...]

by August 19, 2014 0 comments Trails
Nikwax – Gives New Life to Your Favorite Garments

Nikwax – Gives New Life to Your Favorite Garments

My trusty Triple Aught Design Stealth Hoodie LT was looking pretty haggard. There were a few stains that just would not wash out and, during[Read More...]

by August 18, 2014 0 comments Gear
Photo by Matt Matches Flickr.com

Just Add Water: Three Easy Backpacking Meals

After a full day in the wilderness, the last thing you have energy for is cooking an elaborate dinner. But, hiking to or around your campsite[Read More...]

by August 18, 2014 0 comments Food
Healthy Meal Tips and Backpacking Dessert Recipe

Healthy Meal Tips and Backpacking Dessert Recipe

Hey backpackers! We all know that conquering trails and unnamed peaks requires endurance and stamina, so it’s important to sustain your energy levels on your[Read More...]

by August 17, 2014 0 comments Food
Kelty TraiLogic Collection Review

Kelty TraiLogic Collection Review

The Kelty TraiLogic Collection is smart, attentively thought through and lives up to its TraiLogic moniker. It’s what a Vulcan would take camping. The collection[Read More...]

by August 14, 2014 0 comments Gear
Hike to Harry’s Ridge

Hike to Harry’s Ridge

Is it the Alaskan tundra? The high moors of Scotland? No, it’s the desolate high country of Mt. St. Helens— seemingly barren from a distance, yet teeming[Read More...]

by August 14, 2014 0 comments Trails

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