Episode 58: Havasu Falls

In Episode 58, Michael and Tim tell us about their recent hike to Havasu Falls in Northern Arizona.  You’ve likely seen the iconic photos of the Falls - the turquoise water set against the desert canyon walls, the idyllic swimming holes surrounded by sunbathing backpackers, this oasis in the middle of a barren Grand Canyon.  And you've probably thought about hiking here ... but these guys have actually done it.  And they backpacked to the Falls at the ages of 10 and 12! So if … [Read more...]

Nothin’ Better Than Beef Jerky

There's nothing better than some beef jerky and cheese after a long climb. Video from the Colorado Trail in Pike National Forest near the South Platte River. … [Read more...]

The N2Backpacking Podcast now available on Spotify!

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Episode 57: Rim-To-Rim-To-Rim

In Episode 57, Rand tells us about his recent Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim hike through the Grand Canyon in Arizona. This spring he hiked the 42 mile route in 12 hours starting at the South Rim at sunrise, tagging the North Rim by noon, and returning to his starting point near The Yavapai Lodge by sunset - logging more than 20K feet of elevation change while on the trail. In the podcast, Rand tells us about the backcountry experience - with suggestions on how and when to hike the route and intel on what … [Read more...]

Pleasant Pond Lean-To Register – October 1994

Just scanned the Pleasant Pond Lean-To Register - October 1994. I walked out of the 100 Mile Wilderness 24 years ago today - brings back some great memories. Hope to see everyone at Trail Days for our 25th.   ~ BirdShooter   … [Read more...]

Episode 56: Camino de Santiago

In Episode 56, 3 Dub (aka the World Wide Wanderer) returns to the show to tell us about his spring hike on the 477 mile Camino de Santiago through the countries of France and Spain.  You might recall that Phillip spent 7 months hiking northbound or "NOBO" on the Appalachian Trail last summer and that we spoke in Episode #51 only a few days before his departure to Europe to hike the Camino.  In the podcast, 3 Dub updates us on his travels and shares some tips and tricks for … [Read more...]

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Rush Hour

It's rush hour at the creek - Labor Day weekend 2017. But Matt has the Cobb Express to get us outta here ... … [Read more...]

That’s A Skillet

Pike fillets with noodles? Hmm still thinking about that one. … [Read more...]

Fatty!

Mike Thorne hooks a big muskie in Mill Lake. Can't believe we landed this fish with the toy net he had on his boat. Nice one! Not pictured - the bigger one the Weasel caught earlier in the week. … [Read more...]