December 5, 2022
Choosing a backpacking tent can be overwhelming due to the cost and number of options available. These are my recommendations for the best options based on comfort, weight and budget.
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November 16, 2022
During the colder months when higher elevation hikes are covered in snow, I like to stay in shape by doing strenuous hikes in the Columbia River Gorge, Oregon Coast Range, and lower elevations near Mount Hood.
November 14, 2022
Now that the holiday sales have started, I put together this handpicked guide to outdoor gear sales for 2022, only listing items that I’ve personally used and would recommend to others.
November 7, 2022
The REI Flash Air 2 is an ultralight backpacking tent with plenty of room for two people at a lower price than similar options.
October 24, 2022
The hiking season doesn’t need to end if you have gear to keep you warm and safe when it’s cold and wet out. Here’s what I take in my backpack when hiking in colder temps.
October 21, 2022
While we tend to think of needing bulkier outerwear in cold weather, wearing lightweight layers allows for more options for different types of conditions encountered.
October 17, 2022
The Outdoor Vitals Vario jacket is an ultralight jacket tailored for active pursuits with bodymapped synthetic insulation and underarm perforations for ventilation.
October 11, 2022
My backpacking gear list is based on an approach that is lightweight while providing enough comfort items to make trips enjoyable.
Accidents happen… be prepared to deal with them by taking a first aid kit with medical supplies. This is what I carry.
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