Post Tagged with: "Greg Christensen"

Asolo Shiraz GV Boot Review

Asolo Shiraz GV Boot Review

The Asolo Shiraz GV boot claims to be water-resistant. But storms, streams and damp undergrowth have taught me that waterproof usually just means waterproof-ish. And[Read More…]

by July 8, 2014 0 comments Gear
Gregory J38 Backpack Review

Gregory J38 Backpack Review

I consider myself detail-oriented. But somehow, when agreeing to review the Gregory J38 pack, I missed a key bit of information: this backpack is specifically[Read More…]

by June 10, 2014 0 comments Gear
Pine City, Joshua Tree National Park

Pine City, Joshua Tree National Park

She directed me to Pine City, a backcountry trail not even marked on the official NPS map. To reach it, I had to veer off the main Park Boulevard onto an unpaved road so long, at one point I wasn’t sure I’d taken the right path.

by January 14, 2014 0 comments Trail of the Week, Trails
Open Letters to People Who Shouldn’t Have Been On The Trail

Open Letters to People Who Shouldn’t Have Been On The Trail

Yes, this part of the trail is paved, so it looks like an easy hike. But for every minute you spend on your descent, you’ll spend almost five on the way back up. I don’t care what kind of arch support you have in there, those tasseled slip-ons aren’t going to be doing you any favors.

by September 25, 2013 0 comments Community
The Narrows Zion National Park

The Narrows Zion National Park

The Narrows in Zion National Park are the Venice, Italy of backcountry hikes. And it’s not just the water flowing in tight spaces that draws[Read More…]

by October 10, 2012 0 comments Community, Trails
Best Vacation – Backpacking

Best Vacation – Backpacking

Backpacking is reinvigorating. There’s nothing like a view of a waterfall-lined mountainside to remind you that not all the best images are jpegs. And knowing the only deadline any of us has to meet it making the next campground by nightfall is refreshing.

by September 5, 2012 0 comments Fireside