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12 Commentson April 16, 2013 in Techniques » Techniques
In Part 1, Fany and Nick embarked on a challenging journey with an unlikely companion: their 3 month old. Two years and another 750 km later, 30 month old Flora has completed the entire traverse. Thru-hiking with a toddler can be as rewarding as it is challenging.
17 Commentson April 16, 2013 in Gear » SpotLite Reviews
Bored with water in the backcountry? Need to make hydration more appealing for your group? Add some flavor to your water, and vanquish any fear of dehydration or scurvy.
6 Commentson April 10, 2013 in Techniques » Techniques
Guidelines for evaluating watershed geography and streamflow to help ask the question: is this creek runnable in a packraft?
110 Commentson April 10, 2013 in Technology » Test Reports
How do supposedly "odor proof" plastic bags for backpacking hold up to the keen nose of a Police K9?
21 Commentson April 02, 2013 in Gear » State of the Market Reports
Part 3 in our series on satellite communications focuses on the currently available two-way texting devices suitable for lightweight backpacking.
27 Commentson April 02, 2013 in Gear » Reviews
These new trail shoes have gone the way of the Vibram sole. How does this development affect performance?
11 Commentson March 26, 2013 in Techniques » Techniques
In the high country, runoff doesn’t always coincide with what we all consider to be backpacking season, where trails are dry and the days are sunny. That being the case, here are some tips for trekking, packrafting, and camping in the spring snow and muck.
9 Commentson March 26, 2013 in Gear » State of the Market Reports
Part 2 in our 3 part series on satellite communications focuses on the currently available sat phones suitable for lightweight backpacking.
5 Commentson March 19, 2013 in Techniques » Techniques & Best Practices
Packing to combine adventure travel and wilderness recreation.
46 Commentson March 19, 2013 in Gear » State of the Market Reports
Part 1 in our 3 part series on two-way satellite communications for lightweight backpacking.