Before I set out into the woods, even for a simple local day hike, I always leave a copy of my itinerary with The Wife. If I am going with a group, we all leave that information with our significant others, or, a close friend or family member. Before I go, I give the following […]
I discovered this site yesterday, and had to write a quick post on it to share it. I am planning a hike into the Osceolas this weekend in the White Mountain National Forest in New Hampster. With the weather looking great a few days ago, and today showing rain and possible thunderstorms, the latter would […]
What is a peak bagging? From the interwebs tome of knowledge called Wikipedia: Peak bagging (also hill bagging, mountain bagging, Munro bagging, or just bagging) is an activity in which hillwalkers and mountaineers attempt to reach the summit of some collection of peaks, usually those above some height in a particular region, or having a […]
This week’s infographic comes to us from Willow Haven Outdoor (who also has a neat, and free Survival Tip of the Day app for Android), a survival training school. While these are not scientifically accurate, it helps you remember them. Mnemonics are great like that!
With Father’s Day fast approaching (Sunday, June 16th, 2013), I thought I would put together a short gift guide for the “outdoorsy” father. So, hopefully this list gives some good ideas, and, that the receiver of said gifts enjoys them! A Good Knife Every outdoorsman (or woman) needs a good knife. I would not blindly […]