Hiking News, Stories and Tips

New Gear and Food Finds

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

We’ve had some good items come across recently, from gear to food. NASAR (The National Association For Search And Rescue) has out two guides that...

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Padilla Bay Trail

Monday, October 30th, 2017

A long time ago, maybe 17 years ago, I walked Padilla Bay Trail, when my oldest son was around 3 years old. It isn’t a...

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5 Ways To Lighten Your Backpack

Saturday, October 28th, 2017

[embedded content] Posted by: 50 Campfires in Camping Tips You can spend a lot of money on the latest ultralight gear to lighten your backpack,...

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REI Activator Soft-Shell Winter Hiking Pants

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

REI’s Activator Soft Shell Pants are breathable winter hiking pants with a gusseted crotch and articulated knees for ease of movement Finding a good pair...

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White Mountain Guide 30th Edition Review

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

White Mountain Guide 30th Edition Completeness Ease of Use Currency Reliability Map Quality Excellent The Appalachian Mountain Club's White Mountain Guide is the most comprehensive...

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Backpacking a Hancock Notch Lollipop

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Dramatic landslide debris in Hancock Notch When people visit the White Mountains, the two geographic features they remember the most are the mountains and the...

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