Book Review: Backpacking Washington

A few weeks ago I had the chance to finally meet author Craig Romano in person – I was lucky enough to attend one of his presentations and as it turned out it was his first one for his latest book: Backpacking Washington: Overnight…

Gear Find: Mama Luvs’s Reusable Sandwich Bags

This past weekend I came across a line of reusable fabric bags sewn here in Washington State. They come in two sizes, snack bag and sandwich bag size. The bags are made by Mama Luvs. They have two options, Velcro closure and drawstring. Both…

First Review: JetBoil SOL Advanced Cooking System

This spring JetBoil brought out a new stove system, the JetBoil SOL Advanced Cooking System. The JetBoil systems (of which there are a number of) are either rabidly loved or hated on. Just depends on which camp you are in. What they do well…