I experimented with ski poles in the 1970's for use while backpacking. I did a couple trips with them, and went back to a staff. In the late 1980's I switched from a staff to a cane, and since then options for a cane have gotten better. I have tr
It seems that with every technological step forward, something is lost, too. In this case, it's literacy. For some reason, I'm reminded of this quote from Abraham Lincoln, which I think is a good example of the kind of eloquence we're unlikely to hea
In today's video we are sharing with you our first day of Cami de Sant Jaume or Catalan Camino de Santiago. The plan was to do the 80 kms in 4 days and get from Llivia village in the province of Girona to Organya in the province of Lleida. It is also
Originally Posted By Bill KennedyA closed-cell foam sit pad works for me. Cut from an old sleeping pad, or you can buy them. Also goes under my feet at night. I've sometimes carried a closed-cell pad for sleeping, and while not the most comfortable f
Thanks everyone for the replies and help! I'm convinced on a lightweight tent, but am still looking for the perfect all-rounder. I'll need some more time to save up for another $500 tent, needless to say I'll be taking my time with this purchase. Th
Hello all, Planning on a solo hike on the Skyway Loop this March. I have never hiked in the Talladega National Forrest area, and I am just looking for some pointers regarding the area and trail. Anything is appreciated. Thanks!