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Reviving an Ancient Technology

Reviving an Ancient Technology

It was called a fireball and what I read about it was at first so incredible

by February 1, 2011 0 comments Fireside
The Enchantments – The Lottery for Prime Time Backpacking Begins Now!!

The Enchantments – The Lottery for Prime Time Backpacking Begins Now!!

The Enchantments is a roughly 18 mile through stretch that is touted as one of the top hikes

by February 1, 2011 0 comments Trails
Seven Summits

Seven Summits

He is a Sherpa, a climber and has seen the summit of Rainier 11 times, and summitted McKinley and Kilimanjaro. He climbed with Sir Edmund Hillary once, even. And through his climbing he has brought much to the people of Nepal.

by February 1, 2011 0 comments Community
Camping Around the Calendar

Camping Around the Calendar

I must confess: I love winter camping in the Cascades and Olympics. Many of the details appeal to me, but the part I think I love the most is the camping-in-play-doh factor.

by January 16, 2011 0 comments Fireside
Survival Shelters

Survival Shelters

Everyone tells you to NOT PANIC in an emergency, but few can tell you what TO do – the opposite of panic. If you have no positive alternative, who can blame you for panicking, doing something stupid and giving up?

by January 11, 2011 0 comments Gear
Winter Drinks to Warm You Up

Winter Drinks to Warm You Up

One of the things I enjoy in the colder weather is a hot drink to warm me from the inside out.

by January 9, 2011 0 comments Food
Managing Water In The Cold

Managing Water In The Cold

How do you keep your drinking water from freezing on winter adventures?

by January 8, 2011 0 comments Skills
USA, Washington, North Cascades NP, Mt Shuksan at sunrise with Mt Baker in the distance from the summit of Ruth Mt

Inside Outdoor Photography: Interview with a Pro

The Seattle area is a place overflowing with enthusiastic outdoor types. Occasionally you find one who has done things a little differently, and made a[Read More…]

by January 6, 2011 0 comments Skills
Photography Planning

Photography Planning

Knowing sunrise and sunset times are a must, finding scenic campsites allows you to sleep longer and lets you wake up your (potentially non enthusiastic) partner that much later.

by January 3, 2011 0 comments Skills
Langtang Valley Trek – Nepal

Langtang Valley Trek – Nepal

Nepal is just about on the opposite side of the world from here and almost 12 hours time difference. It took about 38 hours to get there. ……..

by January 3, 2011 0 comments Fireside