Gear notes and more from a trek in the Anaconda-Pintler Wilderness in late October and early November, 2012.
Notes from the Field
Narratives that expand on the trip report format by including a discussion of pre-trip rationale for choices made, during-trip experiences (e.g., an annotated photo essay), a post-trip summary and analysis (including gear notes). More room for subjective author commentary and communication of personal experience than in the Expedition / Trip Report format.
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.
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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.
I got less – and more – than I bargained for.
There were 37,000 new wilderness acres in my home state… how could I not go walking?
Part two of Roger Caffin’s GR5 trek in France.
Roger Caffin shares his notes on trekking the GR5 in France.