I have been a ground dweller for all of my days. When car camping, I do bring along a hammock, although I seldom actually call it home and sleep in it overnight. I think however, I am going to give hammock camping a go, and remove myself from the forest floor as a ground dweller, […]
It was the perfect weather for hiking. It had rained for a few days prior, but it was going to hold out for most of the day according to the forecast. I drove the 3 hours north at 6am that morning, and arrived at the parking area for the Greely Pond Trail (which is the […]
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 […]
Today, you my friends, get a bonus infographic. Today’s comes to you from a source I have culled a few infographics from so far, ScoutmasterCG.com, and the topic is the Constrictor Knot. As someone who has trouble remembering how to properly tie his shoes, infographics like these are helpful to me!
If you’re not using compression sacks in your pack, you are missing out… on a lot of extra usable space in your pack! With most sleeping bags, as a gear example, you get a stuff sack. Yes, it definitely compresses your bag down to a manageable size, rather than straight-up stuffing it into your pack […]