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The Golden Horn

The Land of the Golden Larches

Like the prospectors of old, I lust after gold. I leave everything behind in the endless hunt for “all that glitters”. But my treasure is[Read More…]

by May 29, 2014 0 comments Trails
New York Mountain Ski Tour

New York Mountain Ski Tour

I think I’m an addict. My drug of choice is a white powder, and it sends my mind and body racing into a universe of[Read More…]

by May 14, 2014 0 comments Community
Mt. Hood View through the front door
Photo Credit: Mauri Fabio

Flag Point Lookout

Sometimes you have to disconnect to reconnect, and what better to get away from society than staying at a forest fire outlook.  With various locations[Read More…]

by April 13, 2014 0 comments Community
Backcountry Camping At Crater Lake National Park
Photo Credit: Mauri Fabio

Hiking and Camping Crater Lake National Park

Hikes along the rim of Crater Lake National Park in Oregon are filled with many alluring beauties.  Once you trek far enough to get away[Read More…]

by April 8, 2014 0 comments Trails
Cocoon Merino Wool Mummy Liner Review

Cocoon Merino Wool Mummy Liner Review

I’ve built and slept in snow caves before. Not frequently. But I’ve done it enough to feel like my sleeping bag and I can handle[Read More…]

by April 1, 2014 0 comments Gear
Summer in Mount Rainier National Park-- just around the corner

Spring Cleaning

Blue-sky days are creeping out of the Northwest winter— and so are we. Just around the corner are wildflower days on Mount Rainier, picnic lunches[Read More…]

by March 29, 2014 0 comments Community
Flag Point Lookout

Calling a Forest Fire Tower Home

Oregon has a lot of beautiful back country for hikers and adventurers alike to enjoy and experience.  There are numerous trails, camping sites and breath-taking[Read More…]

by March 7, 2014 0 comments Community
Easton Sundial Shade Review

Easton Sundial Shade Review

It was sunny and hot by 11 AM on Sunday and I wanted to hang around the campground before heading into the venue, so I brought out the Easton Sundial Shade. Setup was quick – under two minutes.

by July 11, 2013 0 comments Gear
Alite Mayfly Chair Review

Alite Mayfly Chair Review

The Alite Mayfly Chair is comfortable, easy to set up, and versatile. I’ve had the Mayfly since early spring and it has served as a belay chair at the crag, a standard camping chair, a lawn chair at a bluegrass show and even as extra seating around the house when we have guests.

by July 2, 2013 0 comments Gear
Sierra Designs Zissou 15 Degree DriDown Sleeping Bag Review

Sierra Designs Zissou 15 Degree DriDown Sleeping Bag Review

I crammed the Zissou 15 into a container and poured three liters of water over it the night before my trip. I let it soak overnight – about seven hours. In the morning I pulled the bag out of the container and poured about a liter of water out of it, shook off the excess and crammed it into the stuff sack.

by April 30, 2013 0 comments Gear