Love or hate Starbucks, your opinion is your own. However, they did do something right. So very right. This has been around for a few years now, but, if you’re not a ‘Bucker (or whatever the trendy kids that visit SB are calling themselves these days), or you live under a rock, or, 50 miles […]
This infographic is another one that comes to us from ScoutMasterCG.com – another purveyor of great outdoor-related infographics. While geared towards scouts, it applies to us all. Enjoy! This infographic also pairs well with a post I made in February – Settling down for a long winter’s nap.
This is a checklist for what to do when camping in the winter to ensure you have just as comfortable of a night’s sleep as you would any other time of year out in the sticks… Hot Water About an hour before going to bed, boil up some hot water, and put it in a […]
Something folks don’t often think of in the winter time, as they transition from 3-season hiking to 4-season hiking, is water. The rest of the year you don’t need to worry much about your water. Toss it in a Nalgene, or in a hydration bladder, and be on your way. When winter comes around, and […]
In my initial post about my winter backpacking trip… I said there would be more posts… here is the next in the series. A short but sweet one. While we’re not quite doing Mt. Washington – they do have a gear list for the trek (their guided trek via EMS): http://www.emsexploration.com/gear-list-mount-washington-observatory/ Having the right gear […]