What to Wear Hiking

What to Wear Hiking

Apparel

Not sure what to wear hiking? Learn how to dress for function and comfort on the trail with this...
Read More
Back to the Basics: Hiking 101 Tips for Beginners

Back to the Basics: Hiking 101 Tips for Beginners

Hiking

Just getting your feet wet with hiking? Here's some essential hiking 101 tips for beginners to help you hit...
Read More
Backcountry Bartender: Delicious & Easy Backpacking Cocktail Recipes

Backcountry Bartender: Delicious & Easy Backpacking Cocktail Recipes

Camp Cooking

Sometimes you want a little nightcap on the trail. Here's my three favorite super easy and lightweight backpacking cocktail...
Read More
Beginner Stand-up Paddle Boarding Tips

Beginner Stand-up Paddle Boarding Tips

Water Sports

Stand up paddle boarding may just be my new favorite outdoor activity. Not only do you get a healthy...
Read More
How to Prepare for your First Fourteener

How to Prepare for your First Fourteener

Hiking

Hiking to the top of a a 14,000 foot mountain is a quintessential Colorado adventure. Here's 5 simple steps...
Read More
How to Choose the Best Sleeping Pad for Backpacking

How to Choose the Best Sleeping Pad for Backpacking

Outdoor Gear

How to Choose the Best Sleeping Pad for Backpacking Since I first started backpacking about 10 years ago, I’ve only owned...
Read More
What to wear skiing - the ultimate guide to skiing apparel so you have the right clothes for staying warm, dry, and comfortable on the slopes. What to Wear Skiing: The Ultimate Skiing Apparel Guide

What to Wear Skiing: The Ultimate Skiing Apparel Guide

Apparel

What to wear skiing - the ultimate guide to skiing apparel so you have the right clothes for staying...
Read More
Running Gear for the Non-Runner

Running Gear for the Non-Runner

Gear

After returning from the John Muir Trail, I needed something to keep me motivated to stay in shape. So...
Read More
First Impressions of Mountain Biking

First Impressions of Mountain Biking

Biking

First Impressions of Mountain Biking I grew up in Boise, and all of my friends mountain bike. When I...
Read More
Learn the difference between canister, liquid fuel, and alternative fuel backpacking stoves plus tips and our recommendations for choosing the best backpacking stove for your next camping trip. Simple Lightweight Backpacking Food Ideas – Top Picks from the John Muir Trail

Simple Lightweight Backpacking Food Ideas – Top Picks from the John Muir Trail

Camp Cooking

Simple backpacking food ideas from my John Muir Trail adventure. These are are readily available, delicious, easy to prepare...
Read More
Get over your Fears! Tips for Hiking Alone

Get over your Fears! Tips for Hiking Alone

Hiking

Have you let your fear of hiking alone keep you indoors? Well its time to tackle those fears. Here's...
Read More
Backpacking Gear List: Beginner Recommendations

Backpacking Gear List: Beginner Recommendations

Outdoor Gear

Backpacking Gear List: Beginner Recommendations When planning for your first backpacking trip, having the right gear can make or...
Read More