trip reports

April 27, 2019

Hardy Ridge hike

At Beacon Rock State Park, several former logging roads have been gated and turned into trails for hikers and equestrians. Beacon Rock and Hamilton Mountain are the more popular destinations here, while Hardy Ridge is far less crowded.


May 16, 2019

Review: Bushka’s Kitchen backpacking meals

Finding good meals for backpacking is not easy, especially if you are a picky eater like me. So, when Bushka’s Kitchen contacted me about trying their food, I was a little skeptical, but wanted to give it a try to see if I would like it.


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