There’s a reason they’re not called the 10 optionals. The 10 essentials are pieces of hiking gear that could literally mean the difference between life and death in the wilderness and shorten search and rescue operations while increasing their chance of successfully finding you.[Read more…] about 10 Essentials For Hiking
Hiking the Manitou Incline wasn’t really on my bucket list until my work brought me to Colorado Springs for a short trip and I realized I couldn’t be that close without at least trying to hike it!
The Incline is in Manitou Springs, just outside of Colorado Springs. While it is one of those iconic Colorado hikes, it is definitely not for the faint of heart.[Read more…] about How to hike the Manitou Incline
A hiking friend of mine recently reached out, she was about to leave for a 4-day backpacking trip and was in the classic “I don’t know what clothes to bring!” predicament.
Once the weather starts to turn chilly again, the fear of being cold, or worse, wet and cold is real. On the other hand, you don’t want to lug around a bunch of extra, unnecessary clothes for 4 days on the trail if you don’t have to.[Read more…] about What to wear hiking in the Fall
I’ll start with review with some more general thoughts for those who have not read it yet, and then I’ll give you a heads up before I jump into the more detailed spoiler alerts.[Read more…] about When You Find My Body Review
Guest post by: Adria Nemeroff, in memory of Peter Falkowski
On Sunday, after kayaking on Lake Nockamixon in the morning, I also decided to take to the trails in Jacobsburg Park as the temperature cooled in the evening. I was on a mission of sorts to actually confirm once and for all which trails of the park Peter and I always looped about in what seemed like a big figure eight through the woods.[Read more…] about The Homestead Trail
If you’re new to keto it’s probably already hard enough just to plan your regular everyday meals, let alone trying to figure out how to stay keto while hiking and backpacking! I’ve been eating keto since October, 2017 and each season I figure out a few more things about eating keto as a backpacker – what I like on the trail, what I don’t, what packs well, what doesn’t and how to meal plan and prep for my backpacking trips. [Read more…] about 3 Keto Backpacking Breakfast Ideas + Recipes