Slow and steady, hiking is just putting one foot in front of the other. You might choose to day-hike for the day, or backpack for a week or more.
These articles cover everything you need to know about hiking and hiking gear.
Christie Falls is a beautiful Vancouver Island waterfall not far from Ladysmith, BC. The photos below are a day after heavy rain so the falls aren’t normally this large. Directions are below the photos. Directions to Christie Falls There are multiple ways to get to… Read More »Christie Falls
Are you the kind of person that has to have the perfect spoon, fork, or spork camping or backpacking? If so, you might want to have a look at the Spork and Spoon from Morsel. Most sporks are just a spoon with tines cut from… Read More »Morsel Spork Review: The Best Sporktula
Everyone needs a good headlamp. And a bright one. And a lightweight one. And a rechargeable one. It would be nice if they were all the same one. UCO get pretty close with their USB-rechargeable Air headlamp. Headlamps are starting to do away with the… Read More »Superlight light: UCO Air Headlamp Review
It’s an honour to be named in the Top 20 Outdoor Adventure Blogs by Outdoor Veteran. There are some big names there and a ton of good inspiration for your next adventure. Lots of love for the Pacific Northwest in the list too which is… Read More »Top 20 in the Best Outdoor Adventure Blogs
I’m always on the lookout for things that are going to help me go faster, farther and hurt less after an adventure.Better food, gear and technique all count. You can be way more fit than the next guy but if you can’t get out of… Read More »Boost your hiking energy: Glutathione Rapid Boost Sports Drink review
Making a good hiking pant is tough. It has to be light but durable and fit well. Traveler Stretch Pant from Royal Robbins has met those and then some. I’ll dive into the specs and my experience with the Traveler Stretch Pant in this article… Read More »Light, Soft, Stretchy: Royal Robbins Traveler Stretch Pant Review
The elusive perfect merino shirt. Does it exist? Or do they all fall apart after wearing them hard? After finding out about merino working in a gear shop nearly 10 years ago, I’ve been infatuated with its amazing abilities. No smell, regulates your temperature, keeps… Read More »Better than merino? The Royal Robbins MerinoLux 1/4 Zip Review