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Five Essentials for Fall Camping

The leaves are changing, the temperatures are dropping and you are beginning to realize you aren’t ready to call it quits with camping quite yet.[Read More…]

by October 20, 2014 0 comments Gear, Skills
Edge of the Milky Way - Colorado

Night Sky Photography

Recently, I’ve been shooting at night to create unique images for my conservation photography project. My evening excursions have reminded me that pursuing night sky[Read More…]

by October 8, 2014 0 comments Skills
A Berry Abundant Landscape: Foraging for Wild Blackberries

A Berry Abundant Landscape: Foraging for Wild Blackberries

We are fortunate here in the Northwest to have a great abundance of wild berries growing everywhere! They grow at different elevations and in many[Read More…]

by October 1, 2014 0 comments Skills
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When Kids Get Lost: Preparing Your Child to be Safe Outside

There are a lot of eventualities that I prepare for when I go outside, even if the likelihood of them occurring is slim. I have[Read More…]

by September 25, 2014 0 comments Community, Skills
Bringing Back the XC Road Trip: Gearhead Style

Bringing Back the XC Road Trip: Gearhead Style

A life lived authentically is priceless. What could fuel this sentiment better than taking a XC road trip with frequent use of your backpacking gear? Lets[Read More…]

by September 24, 2014 0 comments Community, Skills
Surveying the smaller of the twins.

Making Introductions: First-Time Backpackers

Above my head, fifty feet of fly line danced through the air. Below me, ten thousand feet of rock and soil stood between my soles[Read More…]

by September 21, 2014 0 comments Community, Skills
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
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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
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[Read More…]

by September 8, 2014 0 comments Skills
Tips for Hiking While Pregnant

Tips for Hiking While Pregnant

For real, I love being active when I’m expecting. Hiking while pregnant is a fantastic way for me to stay in shape, bond with my kid[Read More…]

by September 3, 2014 0 comments Skills