The first trip that I planned a route for almost ended in disaster. At the time, I was a very new hiker and had been on a handful of overnight
Ultralight backpacking packs and shelters are often times very expensive, but you can save just as much weight by focusing on smaller areas of your gear. For instance, multi-use items like a
Here is a quick video I made on the construction of a chimney style alcohol stove.
On a recent trip to Utah, I traveled to the Timpanogos Caves national monument. A easy hike up a paved trail leads to the caves, which are very extensive and
A Montana man reported missing by his coworkers was found dead in Yellowstone National Park. A park ranger found his body about noon Friday near Yellowstone’s Elephant Back Loop Trail,
Bleach is a great alternative to commercial water treatment systems, and is only a fraction of the cost. To purify, add about 5 drops of bleach per liter of water and
I recently went on an overnight hike through Harriman state park. After not having been back in a while, I was quickly reminded of the beauty of the small park.
On a recent trip to the Pasayten Wilderness, I climbed Nanny goat mountain, which is just over 7400 feet. The ascent was not very technical, however quite a bit of scrambling
Choosing a tent or tarp site may seem like it is a simple matter, but through experience I have learned that it is a very important subject. The most important
Backpacking footwear is a highly debated topic, in which many people have opinions about the best shoe for hiking. The reality is that everyone likes a different shoe. Here are