winter backpacking

Gear Review: Vargo V3 Titanium Pocket Cleats

Gear Review: Vargo V3 Titanium Pocket Cleats

Kahtoola MICROspikes Traction System MSRP: $69.95 Weight: 11 ounces Material: Stainless

Jan 25, 2018 : Mary Beth Skylis
Winter Appalachian Trail Thru Hike – Day 1 (30 miles)

Winter Appalachian Trail Thru Hike – Day 1 (30 miles)

Last night @colahikes @walkeatsleep and @travelerbytrail drove to Springer Mountain. About a mile from the top our truck lost traction. Ice was the villan, and we easily decided to pull...

Dec 22, 2017 : Andrew Sherry
More Hard Learned Backpacking Lessons

More Hard Learned Backpacking Lessons

That's me just after being dropped off at the trail head. The snow had melted by our next day backpacking. Backpacking in the Snow A year after the

Aug 15, 2017 : John Edward Harris
Hard Learned Backpacking Lessons

Hard Learned Backpacking Lessons

Reflecting on some of my earliest backpacking adventures, I sometimes wonder how I managed to survive. For example, over the Christmas / New Year’s holiday during my senior year of...

Jul 27, 2017 : John Edward Harris
Cold Is All

Cold Is All

The Enemy Let’s talk about cold. Cold like you’ve never experienced for a length of time you didn’t think you’d survive. Cold with permutations you’d never contemplated. Cold that shrank...

Feb 10, 2016 : Notebook