Review

Digital media on the trail, part 1

Digital media on the trail, part 1

Bored-nothing to do: 9 subscriptions to consider So you’ve made the leap - you’re thru-hiking (or maybe you’re hiking a section). The call of the wild and the woods was...

Mar 24, 2017 : Aubri Drake
Book Review: “Freezer Bag Cooking: Trail Food Made Simple”

Book Review: “Freezer Bag Cooking: Trail Food Made Simple”

I think freezer bag dinners are a quick, easy, and inexpensive alternative to freeze-dried meals for any backpacking trip or trek lasting up to a week.

Feb 9, 2017 : John Edward Harris
The 5 Non-Profits You Should Support this Holiday Season

The 5 Non-Profits You Should Support this Holiday Season

Happy Holidays! It's that time of year again, when trees are chopped down in the name of holiday cheer and millions are spent in giant department stores to show how...

Dec 11, 2016 : High Five
Review of “Backpacking with the Saints”

Review of “Backpacking with the Saints”

Anyone who considers himself or herself “spiritual” or “religious” will relish in the open mindedness of this work which offers enough meat to chew on to engage their heart and...

Nov 23, 2016 : John Edward Harris
Book Review of “Appalachian Odyssey”

Book Review of “Appalachian Odyssey”

In the continual search for useful and inspiring books about the Appalachian Trail, we had to get our hands on Appalachian Odyssey for obvious reasons. This book follows the author’s journey...

Aug 17, 2016 : Hannah Lewis
Review: Arc’teryx Satoro AR long sleeve zip-up shirt – Women’s

Review: Arc’teryx Satoro AR long sleeve zip-up shirt – Women’s

Disclosure: The following product was donated for the purpose of review. I’m writing this from mile 1716 on the PCT, where I’m currently in a love affair with this shirt. Prepping for my

Aug 8, 2016 : Maggie Wallace
Protecting Agaisnt Zika and Other Insect Borne Diseases

Protecting Agaisnt Zika and Other Insect Borne Diseases

With the World Health Organization (WHO) declaring the Zika virus an international public health emergency and no vaccine to prevent contracting the virus and no drug to treat it, the...

Jul 27, 2016 : Nicole and Alex Docta
Hiker Box Diaries Episode 10: The Trail Haters Ball!

Hiker Box Diaries Episode 10: The Trail Haters Ball!

Trail update: I'm still walking. Anything else I say would be completely uninteresting to anyone not doing the same. I'm past 1,000 miles and doing ok. There is a video...

Jul 6, 2016 : Digger
Book Review: Where’s the Next Shelter?

Book Review: Where’s the Next Shelter?

There were several times when reading Gary Sizer's Where's the Next Shelter? that I had to stop and put the book away for several days. This wasn't because I was bored or...

Jun 12, 2016 : Jordan Bowman
One third

One third

Yes, I'm more then 1/3 of the way to Maine. As you can see from the photo I've climbed the iconic McAfee Knob.  The day before, I went over  Dragon's...

May 20, 2016 : Eva Briggs