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Where to Hike in 2015: Pasayten, Glacier Peak and Goat Rocks Wilderness

Have you completely filled in your hiking schedule for the summer? Hopefully there is still some room to add a few more hikes, because these[Read More…]

by March 27, 2015 0 comments Community, Trails
Basic Tenkara Casting

Basic Tenkara Casting

Editors Note: Tenkara is the perfect companion on any backpacking trip. The rod and equipment is ultralight. Setup is quick and simple enough that you can get your[Read More…]

by March 26, 2015 0 comments Skills
Olloclip 4-in-1 Lens for iPhone 5/5s Review

Olloclip 4-in-1 Lens for iPhone 5/5s Review

When I hike, it’s typically an experience in immersion, as I try to breath in my surroundings more so than capture them for reminiscing at[Read More…]

by March 25, 2015 0 comments Gear
5 Lightweight Backpacking Dinner Recipes

5 Lightweight Backpacking Dinner Recipes

Want to eat like a gourmet on the trail and not carry pounds of food on top of all of the equipment that you will[Read More…]

by March 19, 2015 0 comments Community, Food
Hillsound FreeSteps6 Crampons Review

Hillsound FreeSteps6 Crampons Review

Hillsound Equipment Inc. – based in Vancouver, Canada – started out by designing and selling crampons. The FreeSteps6 is a simple anti-slip addition to their[Read More…]

by March 19, 2015 0 comments Gear
super.natural Base 175 Baselayers Review

super.natural Base 175 Baselayers Review

With its unique blend of Merino wool and synthetic fibers, super.natural’s baselayer collection provides a great alternative to the conventional wool baselayer. Unlike many baselayers[Read More…]

by March 17, 2015 0 comments Gear
What Maps to Take Hiking

What Maps to Take Hiking

In a recent map & compass class, one of my students asked me what maps I carry into the backcountry when hiking or hunting. In[Read More…]

by March 17, 2015 0 comments Skills
Intova Edge X Action Camera Review

Intova Edge X Action Camera Review

When people want an action camera, they think they want a GoPro. It’s become our default position. And that’s the challenge Intova is facing. Because[Read More…]

by March 11, 2015 0 comments Gear
Where to Hike in 2015: Snoqualmie Pass

Where to Hike in 2015: Snoqualmie Pass

It looks like you’re going to have to start planning your spring and summer hiking wishlist a bit early this year since winter seems to[Read More…]

by March 11, 2015 0 comments Community, Trails
Ruffwear Approach Pack Review

Ruffwear Approach Pack Review

Do you enjoy taking your favorite four legged friend on hikes? Perhaps Fido is a little more free-spirited while on neighborhood walks. Dogs enjoy putting in[Read More…]

by March 10, 2015 0 comments Gear

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