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31 Commentson November 05, 2013 in Gear » Reviews
Although certainly a very dependable jacket, the Plasma seems to be more of a technology statement rather than a high-value jacket.
39 Commentson October 29, 2013 in Gear » SpotLite Reviews
A thermometer allows you to establish trends that relate temperature to how you feel while hiking and camping. This can lead to better preparation and execution in the field.
44 Commentson October 29, 2013 in Places » Trip Reports
Located above the Arctic Circle, the Brooks Range is one of the last true wildernesses. Here the grizzly bears, wolves, moose, and caribou roam free and the hiker is enveloped in nature.
32 Commentson October 22, 2013 in Gear » SpotLite Reviews
A voice recorder is a great way to reflect on your journey without compromising safety or the experience.
21 Commentson October 22, 2013 in Places » Trip Reports
Mt. Rainer is dominating and impressive. The Wonderland Trail circumvents this majestic peak offering stunning views and unprecedented access to this gem of the Pacific Northwest.
11 Commentson October 15, 2013 in Places » Photo Essays
Absolutely Stunning! This photo essay will take you over 14 mountain passes through one of the most beautiful countries in the world.
24 Commentson October 15, 2013 in Techniques » Make Your Own Gear
Overpacking is a major issue with frameless packs. Implementing side panels can help distribute your load in a more effective way.
21 Commentson October 08, 2013 in Techniques » Techniques
Tarp camping is tricky enough. Couple that with unstable ground and strong winds and that perfect campsite can quickly become a nightmare. Learn all the tricks to stay dry and happy.
28 Commentson October 08, 2013 in Trends » Trend Reports
Looking to jumpstart your backpacking experience? Try motorcycling to your next trip - it will get you into the lightweight mindset from the moment you step outside your door.
8 Commentson October 01, 2013 in Places » Trip Reports
An in depth look at an exploration above the Arctic Circle. Journey to where Finland and Norway collide.