shakedown hike

My First Back Packing Trip – The Plan and the Gear

My First Back Packing Trip – The Plan and the Gear

WHO: I am going on this trip with some members of Boston's AMC chapter as a part of their zpacks rain kilt. I am not artsy enough for these gear pictures...

May 31, 2017 : emily sue
Learning the Hard Way (Lessons from another not-so-successful shakedown hike)

Learning the Hard Way (Lessons from another not-so-successful shakedown hike)

Here in Maryland near South Mountain, we live in a little pocket of uncertain weather. Check half a dozen forecasts on any given day, and you'll get six wildly disparate...

Mar 8, 2017 : Gail Barrett
Shakin’ It Down in Illinois

Shakin’ It Down in Illinois

I know, I know, everyone else is posting about their awesome shakedown hikes, but stick with me here. My brother and I were supposed to have done our shakedown hike...

Nov 11, 2014 : Erin Tate