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.
What exactly is a backpacking stove? Why is one stove a backpacking stove and one not?There are lots out there of all different kinds. A quick search on Google and you can find all these different types of backpacking stoves: Canister Liquid Fuel Alcohol Solid… Read More »What exactly is a backpacking stove?
There are new photos of Bear Beach in the Epic Guidebook for the Juan de Fuca trail. A couple of weeks ago I posted that there are new Mistic Beach photos in the Juan de Fuca guide. I’ve just added new Bear Beach photos as well. The… Read More »New Bear Beach Photos in the Epic Juan de Fuca Hiking Guide
Google Earth (GE) has become an indispensable tool for viewing hiking tracks and planning out your hike. You can see what kind of land you are going to be encountering, or see a birds eye view of the trails and land you just hiked. I… Read More »Garmin Basecamp: How to export to Google Earth
The LiteMax stove is a small canister stove from Snowpeak, a company that makes lightweight backpacking stoves, cookware and other accessories. The LiteMax is one of the lightest canister stoves I’ve ever seen. It’s easy to carry because of that. Pair it up with a… Read More »Review: Snowpeak LiteMax Canister Stove
I paced up and down the river trying to find a shallower spot the cross. The water wasn’t moving quickly but it was deeper, and colder, than I wanted to wade through. Turn back? Wade through? I was on the shores of the Nitinat River… Read More »Wading through Nitinat River on the Spine Trail