From the Travelog

UHT—Gear list

I’ve really dialed in my gear list over the past couple of years. I might take or leave a few things depending on the weather, but my kit doesn’t change much from trip... READ MORE

UHT—Power supply plan

I think the most stressful parts of planning for backcountry hiking involve food prep and power storage. I’ve written before that I am unapologetic about my power consumption on the trail. On any... READ MORE

Shortoff Mountain

Shortoff Mountain is a 2883-foot summit on the rim of Linville Gorge in North Carolina. The 2.2-mile moderate hike from the Wolf Pit trailhead and parking area ascends 1321 feet, resulting in a... READ MORE

Bee Cove Falls

Bee Cove Falls is a two-stage, 70-foot waterfall in the Mountain Rest area of South Carolina. It’s actually closer to Cashiers, North Carolina, than any other popular city in the area. The falls... READ MORE

Lower Bearwallow Falls

Lower Bearwallow Falls is a 55-foot waterfall in Gorges State Park in North Carolina. When most people think of Gorges, they think of Rainbow Falls and Turtleback Falls. But there’s another parking area... READ MORE

Settler’s Park

Settler’s Park is a public hiking and picnic area in Boulder, Colorado. It’s connected to downtown via the pedestrian-friendly Boulder Creek Path and features a parking lot for cars. The most popular trail... READ MORE