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Bryce Canyon: A Diamond Among Diamonds

Bryce Canyon: A Diamond Among Diamonds

Labor Day Weekend had finally arrived and my trusty camping-companion, Alex, and I made grand plans to take a five-day camping trip to Zion National[Read More...]

by September 18, 2014 0 comments Trails
AnySharp Pro Review

AnySharp Pro Review

Let me start by saying that I am neither a culinary professional nor a knife connoisseur. I am, however, naturally curious and the fact that[Read More...]

by September 17, 2014 0 comments Gear
Spider Meadows

Backcountry Photo Essentials: Wide-Angle Lens

It’s a chore to carry a full-frame DSLR on a long backpacking trip. I have one standard lens, a 24-105mm lens, which I have been[Read More...]

by September 17, 2014 0 comments Skills
Photo by Vincent Lock Flickr.com

Preparation for Fall Backpacking

Fall is around the corner and, for those who know, some of the best backpacking of the year is approaching. Thinner crowds, leaves changing colors,[Read More...]

by September 16, 2014 0 comments Skills
Heliotrope Ridge

Heliotrope Ridge

When I was growing up, my parents would regale me with stories of their adventures in Alaska— particularly their accounts of glaciers, which they visited[Read More...]

by September 15, 2014 0 comments Trails
In Search of Gold – Traversing the Chilkoot Trail

In Search of Gold – Traversing the Chilkoot Trail

It was 1897 in a creek three hundred miles south of the Arctic Circle in the heart of Canada’s Yukon Territory, when gold was discovered[Read More...]

by September 11, 2014 0 comments Community, Trails
Avoiding Assemblage at Arches National Park

Avoiding Assemblage at Arches National Park

  With less than a month until the official end of summer, weekends of warm-weather camping are beginning to dwindle. Along with this seasonal change[Read More...]

by September 10, 2014 0 comments Trails
By the Shining-Big-Sea Waters – A Week at Isle Royale National Park

By the Shining-Big-Sea Waters – A Week at Isle Royale National Park

“Bright before it beat the water, Beat the clear and sunny water” – The Song of Hiawatha With credit to Longfellow, there is really no[Read More...]

by September 9, 2014 0 comments Trails
Man’s Best Friend Trail Tips – Hiking with your Dog

Man’s Best Friend Trail Tips – Hiking with your Dog

Hiking fosters some of the most profound social interactions whether for four miles or four weeks. The disconnect from technology, work and school facilitates honest conversation[Read More...]

by September 8, 2014 0 comments Skills
It takes a lot to stop a fat bike (Photo courtesy Pat Sprute)

Fall Camping on a Fat Bike

As the dog days of summer howl a last pitiful yelp before giving way to the cooler breezes of autumn, it’s time to start planning[Read More...]

by September 7, 2014 0 comments Community

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