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Joshua Tree Backpacking: The California Hiking & Riding Trail
Joshua Tree isn't just for climbers! Learn about the 35 mile California hiking and riding trail - an awesome...
How to Train for a Thru-Hike
Training for a thru-hike requires mental and physical preparation. Learn how to get ready with these tips from a...
How to Choose the Best Backpacking Water Filter
Don't get giardia! Learn what factors to consider when choosing a backpacking water filter & get recommendations for your...
Desert Backpacking Tips for your first Southwest Adventure
Prepare for your southwest adventure with these desert backpacking tips! Learn where to go, what gear you need, and...
Bishop Pass to Dusy Basin Backpacking Guide
Lakes? Waterfalls? Granite Peaks? Get it all in a weekend backpacking trip over Bishop Pass to Dusy Basin in...
3-day Backpacking Checklist
Get my complete backpacking checklist which includes all the essential hiking gear I bring on weekend camping trips with...
John Muir Trail Food Shopping List
John Muir Trail
Simplify your John Muir Trail food & meal planning with my complete JMT food shopping list that details what...
John Muir Trail Transportation Guide & Planning Tips
John Muir Trail
Learn about cheapest and most efficient John Muir Trail transportation options, including the best airports and buses to use...
How to Choose a Tent + the Best Tents for Backpacking
A good tent should be lightweight, durable, weather-proof, and a cinch to set up. In this post, learn the...
SPOT Gen3 Review: A Backcountry Communication & Tracking Device
At the urging of my folks, I recently picked up a SPOT Gen3, a communication and GPS tracking device...
Trail Guide: Backpacking the Trans-Catalina Trail in California
Just because the weather is starting to turn in the mountains doesn't mean you have to put all of...
Outdoor Ethics: 7 Basic Guidelines of Leave No Trace
Stewardship & Leave No Trace
Not sure where to pitch your tent, how to do dishes, or where to go the dreaded #2? Brush...
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