Sleeping bags are the soft tacos of the bear world.
video: ready or not…
click for downloadable gear list for the Te Araroa – plus weights!Read more.
gear list for the Te Araroa
Backpacking: An extended form of hiking in which people carry double the amount of gear they need for half the…ReadRead more.
video: Thru-hike prep with visual aids
Tenting tonight on the old camp ground. – Micki SimmsRead more.
The little light that could
Many years ago, my mom, who was a Forensics coach, took me with her to the All-State Finals to cheer…ReadRead more.
Granite Gear Crown2 60 backpack review
The Granite Gear Crown2 60 is a superbly designed ultra light backpack ideal for multi-day backpacking and long distance thru-hiking.…ReadRead more.
I leave for Northern England and the Coast-to-Coast in six days and until a few moments ago, I was still…ReadRead more.
And the winner is…
alicoop! My tent doesn’t look like much but, as an estate agent might say, ‘It is air-conditioned and has exceptional…ReadRead more.
Which mattress do I take for the 192 miles of England’s Coast-to-Coast in June? There’s only one way to find…ReadRead more.
Boots or trainers?
I need help choosing footwear for the Coast to Coast walk in June. What do you think? Forget not that…ReadRead more.
This is my new tent for the Coast to Coast walk next month. Let the beauty of what we love…ReadRead more.
Don’t shun (-tion) the “Ten Essentials”
Before any hike, you should ask the question “could I spend the night here?” – blissful hiker Have you ever…ReadRead more.