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A practical tool for creating an emergency communication plan before you go romping in the wilderness.

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Ultralight backpacking towels can be a great tool for drying off your person as well as your gear. In this article we’ll compare several obvious and a few not-so obvious options.

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A pragmatic approach to creating a backcountry first aid kit. The result is a well equipped kit that addresses all of the most common concerns and weighs less than 4 oz!

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Flying with your backpack? Can you pack your fuel, tent stakes? Here are a few quick tips to consider for a stress free journey.

Enjoying the views.

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.

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Feature review and initial performance impressions of the Soto Windmaster compared to the MSR Pocket Rocket Deluxe.

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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!

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Revisiting Ozette Triangle with unusually perfect weather for early Spring.

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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?