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Your Backpack – 9 Quick Tips

Your Backpack – 9 Quick Tips

You need to fit all that in your backpack and get it to work best for you! With a little practice it will feel like your favorite pair of fuzzy pink slippers! Here are some tips to get down-home-comfy with your backpack.

by October 11, 2011 0 comments Skills
Gear Review:  The New MSR Whisperlite Universal

Gear Review: The New MSR Whisperlite Universal

Isn’t the Whisperlite already the most successful liquid fueled stove in modern history? And doesn’t MSR have not one but two versions already? Has MSR lost their collective mind? No, not really: There is something new under the sun, something very much worth having: the MSR Whisperlite Universal.

by October 4, 2011 0 comments Gear
Selecting a Magnetic Compass

Selecting a Magnetic Compass

In my navigation classes I’ll use features (roads, trail segments) that I know are laid out in true north to stay dialed in. Faulty compasses jump right out with their inaccuracies when you trek along a route that you know runs true north.

by September 13, 2011 0 comments Skills
Barclay Lake

Barclay Lake

Nestled between Merchant Peak and the breathtaking face of Baring Mountain, this trail offers weekend hikers a chance to view the scenic alpine lake without facing strenuous elevation gain.

by August 30, 2011 0 comments Trail of the Week
Yoga and Backpacking – A Soulful Approach to the Outdoors

Yoga and Backpacking – A Soulful Approach to the Outdoors

As I fully develop as an outdoors person and wanderer, I often find myself contemplating my lifestyle outside. Why am I so drawn to the outdoors? What part of my soul feels nourished in the sun and wind?

by March 1, 2011 0 comments Skills
Top: light meter set normal Bottom: Light meter set to over expose 1 stop - Photo by Erika Klimecky

Shooting in the Snow

You only need to take a few photos in the snow to see it. There are all sorts of problems with shooting photos with all that[Read More…]

by December 3, 2010 0 comments Skills