This bugs me, too. Years ago, my first high-quality tent was a North Face Tuolumne, quite different from the one that currently bears that name. It was an A-frame, double-wall tent (this was before they started using lots of mesh) and it was just a
Got back recently from a yearly Sierra trip with a couple of friends. This year we went up over Sawmill Pass and mucked about. Last year we went over Kearsarge Pass and Glen Pass and settled into 60 Lakes Basin. Nice trips. One of the friends is 79.
If you like the poetry of language in books, I’d also highly recommend anything by Bruce Catton. His best work, naturally, is about the Civil War, but he also visited other historical periods, too. Clever use of sentence length (slow, long sentence
The annual gear review is a terrific idea, and something I've done every year for a long time. (Well, most years...) There's also a similar hazard when you decide to upgrade or replace something. You need to make sure that you have all the little au
Thank you for the trip report. I've been looking to go down that trailhead sometime. It was nice to follow your hike on CalTopo. I can see the loop you made by Donkey Lake. Do you contend the best camping was by Dingleberry lake, or did you see n
Following the GR E9 - great alternative to Camino del Norte | From Navia to Tapia de Casariego - Day 28 Watch the full video here: https://youtu.be/VK8LdtzcceE On the Day 28 of our Camino de Santiago del Norte we got from Navia to Tapia de Casarieg
There are plenty of folks who have no issue with 'sitting on the floor', of course. But I do like having a chair. Just got back from a trip in the Sierra, went over Sawmill Pass and wandered a bit. Had my Helinox Ground Chair with me, and was happy t