Sarah Histand tells us about her three week summer #backpacking…

Sarah Histand tells us about her three week summer #backpacking and #packrafting trip in the #BrooksRange of Northern Alaska. Episode 78 is here https://ift.tt/2EEDRW5 https://ift.tt/2DlNoAE from Tumblr https://ift.tt/2PqL4eF via IFTTT … [Read more...]

Episode 78: Brooks Range

In Episode 78, Sarah Histand tells us about her three week traverse of the Brooks Range in Northern Alaska.  She is a native Alaskan who has done multiple packrafting and backpacking trips across the Brooks Range and throughout the State.  So Sarah talks about the logistics of the summer trip - including trailheads, resupply, the wildlife, and how to maintain communications across this vast wilderness that stretches ~700 miles across northern Alaska into Canada's Yukon Territory. Did … [Read more...]

#Osprey just repaired my #backpack for free. Thanks for that! …

#Osprey just repaired my #backpack for free. Thanks for that! Thinking about covering up the patch job with this guy. https://ift.tt/3hEVSSo from Tumblr https://ift.tt/3hGgBoC via IFTTT … [Read more...]

The Appalachian Trail @ 25 Years

It's been 25 years since I set out to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail.  Time has moved exponentially since then, and I now appreciate that there are a few pivotal years in your life. 1994 was the year for me. In the winter of 1994 I lived in Chicago.  I moved to Illinois from North Carolina and as a 20 something enjoyed the conveniences of this large city - walking to restaurants, bars, friend's houses, and taking the short train rides to Cubs and Bears games.    … [Read more...]

Curious about #hiking ~200 miles from sea to sea across…

Curious about #hiking ~200 miles from sea to sea across #Scotland? Then the #TGOChallenge might be for you. Episode 77 is here .. https://ift.tt/3iZhtpU https://ift.tt/2CzUFfD from Tumblr https://ift.tt/2DG0AR9 via IFTTT … [Read more...]

Episode 77: Scottish Highlands

In Episode 77, Philip Werner shares his experiences with the TGO Challenge which is a ~200 mile sea to sea crossing of the Scottish Highlands in the United Kingdom.  The event draws close to 400 people each year and requires a pre-approved route across the mountain ranges and bogs of Scotland.  Philip has completed two TGO backpacking trips and tells us the basics about the 15 day event.    In the show, we also discuss his his popular website SectionHiker.com, Phillip's … [Read more...]

Hardworking #AppalachianTrail volunteers now have the green…

Hardworking #AppalachianTrail volunteers now have the green light to resume Trail maintenance. Yeah! https://ift.tt/2BlCg65 https://ift.tt/2CMMehf from Tumblr https://ift.tt/2Vq5dF1 via IFTTT … [Read more...]

Heavily armed fans guard statue of Yogi Bear in case it turns…

Heavily armed fans guard statue of Yogi Bear in case it turns out he supported Confederacy https://ift.tt/37OAOVD https://ift.tt/2zPBDkv from Tumblr https://ift.tt/2Yl0oi5 via IFTTT … [Read more...]

You knew this was coming … “Into The Wild”…

You knew this was coming … “Into The Wild” bus removed from Alaska wilderness https://ift.tt/2zLLFTM https://ift.tt/2YgcWad from Tumblr https://ift.tt/2Bl7g5W via IFTTT … [Read more...]

Conasauga River 2002 v’s 2020

Conasauga River 2020 - Reggie above is sitting just beyond where John leans against a rock below. Conasauga River 2002 - Some beach erosion since 2002 – but still a great spot. … [Read more...]