Water Water Everywhere…And Plenty To Drink
It seems like one of the most important parts of backpacking – hydration – is limited to not much more than a discussion of various water filters.  There is so...
Building a dehydrated & freeze-dried pantry to make simple & tasty On-Trail Dinners / Meals
Over the last couple years I have tried to find other options than standard brand name freeze dried meals for tasty on-trail dinners.    Currently there is better variety in what...
A Different Type of Shelter Skill
As much as I love tents and tarps (and tolerate bivy sacks) for shelter on my backcountry trips, once winter rolls around my favorite shelters are USFS rental cabins. Montana...

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