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21 Commentson November 12, 2013 in Gear » Reviews
While the camera clip may be useful in some settings, it is not ideal for wilderness travel.
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.
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.
34 Commentson September 17, 2013 in Gear » Reviews
The quest for the perfect lightweight backpacking shoe continues. Don't hold your breath. While these shoes are great for most hikes they are less than ideal for seriously demanding trips.
4 Commentson September 17, 2013 in Places » Trip Reports
The lightweight philosophy coupled with high adventure creates a schoolroom for incredible growth. Witness it here.
25 Commentson August 13, 2013 in Gear » State of the Market Reports
A look at the best rods to bring into the Backcountry. It may not be what you think. Sometimes the best combination takes into account both the weight and the reach of the rod.
37 Commentson August 13, 2013 in Gear » SpotLite Reviews
Tights are a very versatile backpacking tool. Their close fit keeps you warm and quickly wicks away moisture.
43 Commentson July 09, 2013 in Places » Trip Reports
Relive the exciting experience that is Philmont.
53 Commentson July 03, 2013 in Gear » SpotLite Reviews
Dissatisfied with what was commercially available at the time, the author has been working on the design of a lightweight winter canister stove since 2007.
6 Commentson June 18, 2013 in People » Historical & Documentary
Danny and Kristin wrap up their 2-year Honeymoon with Backcountry skiing in Europe and discover their home.