A nice hike in the high and dry Eagle Cap Wilderness in north east Oregon. Featuring plenty of wildflowers and the very nice Aneroid Lake with its interesting history and rustic cabins.
Feature review and initial performance impressions of the Soto Windmaster compared to the MSR Pocket Rocket Deluxe.
A journey into Enchanted Valley where time stands still for a rustic chalet built in 1931 and the bears frolic in the warming rays of the spring sun. A wilder romp like none other in the Olympics!
There seems to be no shortage of options when it comes to ultralight pillows to improve your camping comfort.
In this review, we’ll dig into a few examples across the several categories of ultralight pillow, weigh the pros and cons, and provide you with the insights so that you can choose the best pillow for your style of sleeping!
Revisiting Ozette Triangle with unusually perfect weather for early Spring.
Can you really enjoy a fine charcuterie board in the backcountry? Absolutely! Shoulder season is a great opportunity to pack items that you might avoid during the hotter months so why not take some nice cheeses and maybe even a nip of wine? Charcuterie with a view, what’s not to love?
An early season hike through coastal forest and along the coast. This hike is spectacular, featuring petroglyphs and endless tide pools. Nature abounds as you romp along the coast.
A quick and easy project to create a ground sheet for the Helinox Chair Zero, improving stability in soft and loose ground.
What could make my favorite Summit Bag even better? A sternum strap! Every pack should have a sternum strap, so it’s time to improve the comfort of my favorite Osprey Ultralight Stuff Pack.
Have you ever wondered if you’ll have enough fuel to last your entire trip? This article will describe techniques to calculate precisely how much use you have left in a partial canister before you head into the field. And it will provide a couple of fun ways to roughly gauge capacity even when you’re in the field.
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