Gear Review: BeFree Water Filtration System 0.6L

A long time ago, when I was first hiking, I picked up a water bottle that was a filter, out of the Campmor catalog (boy, am I dating myself….). It rode with me for years, over thousands of miles of trails. I loved it:…

Wilderness Trip Itinerary Printable

I’ve often been asked to be the “trusted person” by friends who are on trips, especially those who are not married, or have no family nearby. And yes, I take it seriously – while I give a little extra time (because things do happen),…

Gear Find: Bullfrog Marathon Mist Sunscreen

Winter is often a time when sunscreen doesn’t come to mind, especially here in the often grey Pacific NorthWest. If you love snow sports though, you should be wearing protection, especially if you are above treeline, and at altitude. All it takes is one…