Just Your Average Tip: Hanging Out to Dry

You probably didn’t purposefully pack it when you set off on your trek, but, guess what? You have a clothes drying rack with you. If you are on the trail and have some wet gear, whether it is sunny and dry out, or even overcast (as long as it is not currently precipitating), hang your […]


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Paint the Fence a/k/a Layering Up and Down

Above: me layering up while taking a snack break on the Stratton Pond Trail. If you watched The Karate Kid (the original!), you may remember this scene – “Paint the Fence”. UP! DOWN! UP! DOWN! UP! DOWN! UP! DOWN! UP! DOWN! UP! DOWN! UP! DOWN! UP! DOWN! UP! DOWN! It’s repetitive. And it is the […]

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Winter Layering System: Upper Body

The winter season just offers a wealth of topics that are season specific to write about! In today’s post, I’ll be discussing the first of a two-part series on my winter layering system. Most of this gear has been tested, but there are some new entries. Layering is an extremely important part of outdoor activities, […]

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