Articles by: Ryan Rankin

Winter Clothing Systems (Image courtesy of Alan English via Flickr)

Master the 4 Layer System for Staying Warm on Winter Backpacking Trips

Learning the art of creating an¬†effective¬†layering system for winter backpacking trips provides the needed flexibility to keep your body warm and dry during the range[Read More…]

by January 29, 2015 0 comments Skills
Gregg Treinish: Adventuring with a Purpose

Gregg Treinish: Adventuring with a Purpose

At Seattle Backpackers Magazine, we’re always looking for leaders in the outdoors who can inspire us through their experiences. We sat down with Gregg Treinish,[Read More…]

by December 17, 2014 0 comments Community
Photo by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters Flickr.com

5 Hearty Recipes for Cold Weather Backpacking

As colder temps slowly begin to descend upon us, some people prefer to hang-up their gear in favor of slippers and a warm bed. But[Read More…]

by October 23, 2014 0 comments Food
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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