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Backpacking Gore Lake: Trip Report

Pristine waters and dramatic peaks make this difficult hike a rewarding overnight backpacking trip.

In Search of Dawn Patrol

There's a special breed who live for dawn. While you're asleep we tip-toe out of bed. We yearn for the unspeakable hour. A 2am wakeup call means nothing. There's anticipation in the air when we [...]

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How to Build a DIY Outdoor Gear Room for $120

I never thought I'd be that person who had more than one sleeping bag, a backpack for any occasion, and 2 snowboard setups. But alas, it happened and hey, I'm pretty happy about it. However [...]

So You Want to Spend a Weekend in the Woods? – Beginner Backpacking Gear Guide.

Gear. It's intimidating. It's complicated. It's personal. It's expensive. I've had a lot of people ask me about gear and getting started. People think that you need to have everything and [...]

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Segment 6 of the Colorado Trail: Trip Report

I inched closer to the fire, the chill of night started to seep through my damp clothes. Rain gear was strewn about, for about 8 miles the skies opened up on us. Drenched to the core is never a [...]