Post Tagged with: "Seattle Backpackers Magazine"

Five Wild Plants Every Backpacker Should Know

Five Wild Plants Every Backpacker Should Know

Knowing a few wild plants can not only enhance your outdoor wilderness experience, it could even save your life!  Many people are intimidated by the[Read More…]

by May 20, 2014 0 comments Community, Skills
Navigation In Darkness

Navigation In Darkness

Navigation in darkness and reduced visibility is a serious issue for the hiker. Important geographical and trail features (e.g., mountains, roads, forest, etc.) can be[Read More…]

by May 18, 2014 0 comments Community, Skills
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
Outdoor Research Enchainment Jacket

Outdoor Research Enchainment Jacket

Outdoor Research has brought us the Enchainment soft-shell jacket. It was designed with the idea of high-exertion alpine activities. Built from a polyester double weave[Read More…]

by May 10, 2014 0 comments Gear
Quinault’s Pony Bridge!

Quinault’s Pony Bridge!

“Pony Bridge!” is the most common reaction when I mention the hike to others familiar with the area. I receive this exact response:  An exclamation[Read More…]

by May 8, 2014 0 comments Trails
Easton AL3 Trekking Poles Review

Easton AL3 Trekking Poles Review

The Easton Backcountry AL3 Anti-Shock Trekking Poles are solidly built at a reasonable price. They feel good in the hand and stable on the ground.[Read More…]

by May 1, 2014 0 comments Gear
7 Survival Items Every Backpacker Needs

7 Survival Items Every Backpacker Needs

You’re heading out for a long weekend backpacking trip. You have food, shelter, water purification, and extra layers. You’re prepared for anything right? But what[Read More…]

by April 30, 2014 0 comments Gear, Skills
South Fork Skokomish River Trail

South Fork Skokomish River Trail

With the mountains still under a frozen snow and spring avalanche dangers in the red, hikers and backpackers often find themselves looking for an alternate[Read More…]

by April 28, 2014 0 comments Trails
PAPAGO GoWatch 770 Review

PAPAGO GoWatch 770 Review

The PAPAGO GoWatch 770, a high-tech sports watch, has all the features to take your hike, run, or cycle to the next level. For hikers[Read More…]

by April 22, 2014 0 comments Gear
Tempting the Throne Room Book Review

Tempting the Throne Room Book Review

At times witty and humorous through the storytelling, John Quillen’s Tempting the Throne Room also illustrates the tragedy that the great mountains of the world[Read More…]

by April 10, 2014 0 comments Community, Fireside