Renowned Guide Book Writer Tami Asars – The PCT Experience in Her Own Words

Renowned Guide Book Writer Tami Asars – The PCT Experience in Her Own Words

This fall, photographer, former REI guide, and guide book writer Tami Asars will release her third backpacking guide book.  Tami’s critically acclaimed books are known[Read More…]

by July 27, 2016 0 comments Community
Healthy Outdoor Food – 2nd Annual Vegan Food Crawl

Healthy Outdoor Food – 2nd Annual Vegan Food Crawl

    It’s time to get stoked! Are you a long-time vegan, a new vegan or just starting to explore how to reduce the amount[Read More…]

by July 22, 2016 0 comments Community, Food
Summer Book Review – Amazing Trail Recipe Book

Summer Book Review – Amazing Trail Recipe Book

GOOD FOOD For outdoor adventures By Tanya Krezevka 230 pp. Available through Amazon or directly from Trail Recipes for $19.00   Food is important, especially[Read More…]

by July 21, 2016 0 comments Community, Food
Outdoor Photography – How to Capture the Milky Way

Outdoor Photography – How to Capture the Milky Way

My favorite months to capture outdoor photography images of the Milky Way are August and September. The core of our galaxy is visible before the[Read More…]

by July 20, 2016 0 comments Community, Skills
Outdoor Exploration and Wanderlust – Chasing the Truth of the Travel Gene

Outdoor Exploration and Wanderlust – Chasing the Truth of the Travel Gene

For thousands of years, the propensity that people have to tour a foreign country for the sake of exploring has been well-documented. The phenomenon of[Read More…]

by July 18, 2016 0 comments Community
Women’s Mobile Mummy 800 3-Season Sleeping Bag

Women’s Mobile Mummy 800 3-Season Sleeping Bag

Backpacking is all about versatility. If one piece of gear can serve as two, you’re saving weight and keeping your gear consolidated. Sierra Designs tackles[Read More…]

by July 13, 2016 0 comments Gear
The Sawatch 15 Sleeping Bag – A New Way to Look at an Old Design

The Sawatch 15 Sleeping Bag – A New Way to Look at an Old Design

Katabatic Gear takes a new look at the traditional sleeping bag with the Sawatch 15.  The Sawatch 15 sleeping bag features a unique quilt style[Read More…]

by July 12, 2016 0 comments Gear
Vegan Backpacking Meal Plan: 3-4 Day Minimalist Style

Vegan Backpacking Meal Plan: 3-4 Day Minimalist Style

Last week we covered vegan backpacking tips and tricks to optimize your outdoor performance.  This week I present a sample 3-4 day minimalist vegan backpacking[Read More…]

by July 10, 2016 0 comments Food
Summer Book Review – Almost There

Summer Book Review – Almost There

Seattle Backpackers Magazine Summer Book Review ALMOST THERE Stories and Musings along the Pacific Crest Trail By G. William Jolley 231 pp. Amazon. $14.95.  [Read More…]

by July 6, 2016 0 comments Fireside
Vegan Backpacking Tips and Tricks for Optimal Performance

Vegan Backpacking Tips and Tricks for Optimal Performance

Vegan backpacking provides an incredible way to rediscover our wonderful outdoors that is cruelty-free and healthy, in addition to connecting even closer to Mother Nature.[Read More…]

by July 1, 2016 0 comments Food