An alpine ramble along part of the Roper High route of the High Sierras, leaves plenty of time for fishing and relaxation.
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.
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.
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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.