Post Tagged with: "Backpacking"

Perfect Weight Vest Review & Exercises

Perfect Weight Vest Review & Exercises

If you are looking for different ways to train for your backpacking adventures, then you should try the Perfect® Weight Vest. It comes in two[Read More…]

by March 9, 2016 0 comments Gear
Trail Angel: Generosity on the Pacific Crest Trail

Trail Angel: Generosity on the Pacific Crest Trail

Thirteen days from the Columbia Gorge and fifty yards from Sheep Lake, I broke camp around 8:00 a.m. to begin another day of hiking.  My[Read More…]

by March 1, 2016 0 comments Community
Klymit Insulated Static V Lite Review

Klymit Insulated Static V Lite Review

Buying a camping pad is a complex gamble that will often take an avid backpacker years of expensive trial and error to win. Every pro[Read More…]

by February 28, 2016 0 comments Gear
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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
How To Start A Fire In The Rain

How To Start A Fire In The Rain

Gasping for air, you break the surface and glimpse your capsized canoe disappearing around the river bend. Dragging yourself out of the icy water and[Read More…]

by February 17, 2016 0 comments Community, Skills
WoolX X303 Daily Boxer Briefs Review

WoolX X303 Daily Boxer Briefs Review

The most experience-heightening change I ever made to my gear set was switching to a  good pair of athletic boxer briefs. Gone were the days of[Read More…]

by February 10, 2016 0 comments Community, Gear
The New Primal Beef and Turkey Jerky

The New Primal Beef and Turkey Jerky

What do you look for in a jerky? Taste, naturally, and a fair price. We don’t typically eat jerky to be “healthy,” but we do[Read More…]

by February 8, 2016 0 comments Community, Food
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
Salewa Alp Flow Mid Boots Review

Salewa Alp Flow Mid Boots Review

The Salewa Alp Flow Mid Boots are a “…tough trekking boots made of nubuck and ballistic mesh with a protective rubber edging. Innovative GORE-TEX® Surround™ Technology creates[Read More…]

by January 31, 2016 0 comments Gear
Almost There: A Chance Encounter along the Pacific Crest Trail

Almost There: A Chance Encounter along the Pacific Crest Trail

It was the first day of September, 2013, and I was feeling a little impressed with myself. Starting at the Columbia River Gorge, I had[Read More…]

by January 28, 2016 0 comments Community