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My Sleeping System: I Am Satisfied With Its Performance

My Sleeping System: I Am Satisfied With Its Performance

I recently upgraded my sleeping system. It now consists of four main components: a sleeping bag, a stuff sack that serves as a pillow, a sleeping bag liner, and a...

May 10, 2017 : John Edward Harris
Keeping ‘The Watch’: How Thru-Hiking Changes Your Sleep Cycle

Keeping ‘The Watch’: How Thru-Hiking Changes Your Sleep Cycle

In my third month on the Pacific Crest Trail, I started noticing something bizarre during the nights: I wasn’t sleeping all the way through them. Broadly, that notion isn’t a...

Dec 20, 2016 : Chuck McKeever
You know you’re a thru hiker when…

You know you’re a thru hiker when…

A headlamp is considered an accessory *this picture is a week after finishing the trail*   There are no leftovers!   It's okay to talk about poop during meals (well...

Dec 1, 2015 : Bookie
Things That Go Bump In The Night

Things That Go Bump In The Night

I was recently camping alone on a lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northern Minnesota. Besides the drone of a mosquito trapped inside my tent, which of...

Sep 20, 2015 : Katina (Arachne) Daanen