Articles by: Andrew Grieve

Trail Report: Walking the West Highland Way

Trail Report: Walking the West Highland Way

The West Highland Way is a marked walking trail that extends 154 kilometres (96 miles) from Glasgow to Fort William in Scotland. The Route The[Read More…]

by March 15, 2017 0 comments Trails
White Sauce – A Versatile Base for Backpacking Meals

White Sauce – A Versatile Base for Backpacking Meals

Making sauces for Backpacking Meals might seem intimidating, but with a grasp of a few simple principles, you can make a basic white sauce and[Read More…]

by January 20, 2017 0 comments Food
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What’s In Your Ditty Bag?

If you look at your list of backpacking equipment, it breaks down into relatively few items grouped by activity: There are shelter items which will[Read More…]

by February 24, 2016 0 comments Community, Gear, Skills
Trip Report: New Hampshire’s Pemi Loop

Trip Report: New Hampshire’s Pemi Loop

31.5 miles, 18,000 feet of elevation change, 12 – 4000+ footers, White Mountain Guide book time: 20 hours and 17 minutes. The Pemigewasset Wilderness in[Read More…]

by February 2, 2016 0 comments Community, Trails
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The Case for Better Car Camping

After reading a lot of articles recently about the decline of car camping as a recreational activity, I began to wonder why. This article addresses[Read More…]

by July 14, 2015 0 comments Community, Skills
Hiking the Juan de Fuca Marine Trail on Vancouver Island

Hiking the Juan de Fuca Marine Trail on Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island British Columbia has many fine hiking trails including the world famous West Coast Trail on the southwest coast. Unfortunately, the quota system for[Read More…]

by November 12, 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
Along the Plateau Point Trail

Hiking the Corridor in the Grand Canyon

I had the good fortune this Spring to be able to travel to Arizona and backpack for ten days in the Grand Canyon. My original[Read More…]

by July 30, 2014 0 comments Community, Trails