A quick overnight trip to a nearby lake chain offered opportunities for camaraderie with a friend and communion with nature.
An alpine ramble along part of the Roper High route of the High Sierras, leaves plenty of time for fishing and relaxation.
Gear notes and more from a trek in the Anaconda-Pintler Wilderness in late October and early November, 2012.
Trail Angels to the rescue on the PCT and AT. Chapter 11 from Lawton Grinter's new book I Hike: Mostly True Stories from 10,000 Miles of Hiking.
An unexpected rainstorm and inadequate gear threaten to end one hiker's PCT dreams, and potentially his life. Chapter 3 from Lawton Grinter's new book I Hike: Mostly True Stories from 10,000 Miles of Hiking.
Can a backpacker more comfy on the trail find love with a lady for whom three stars is roughing it? An excerpt from Ron's recently published memoir, Pathfinder: Blazing a New Wilderness Trail in Modern America.
Designed as a European cultural itinerary traversing the continent along the backbone of the Alps, you can experience jaw-dropping Alpine beauty, culture, nature, ecology, history and cuisine in whatever region you like!
In 2008 and 2009, I got better acquainted with the lovely ladies that make up the Three Sisters in the Cascade Range.
The stated goal wasn't to make everything else a little bland, but this trip was beyond the pale. And yes, everything else IS just a little bland afterwards.