I’ve made some changes from my usual gear list. This is about as low as I can comfortably get my base weight with a bear canister in the mix. I loved using the Opsack for food storage on the Uinta … Continued
Read about my complete Uinta Highline Trail experience, including prep, gear, logistics, and post-hike impressions. My hike on the Uinta Highline Trail will cover 65 miles over 5½ days. That’s much slower than normal for me, but I’m hiking with … Continued
Read about my complete Uinta Highline Trail experience, including prep, gear, logistics, and post-hike impressions. There are two aspects of logistics that I want to talk about—getting my gear to Utah, and getting to/from the trail. Getting my gear to/from … Continued
As I’ve said before, I’m more of a hiker than a camper. Even though hikers camp and campers hike, the best part of backpacking for me is the walking. I don’t blog most of my backpacking trips because I start walking when the sun comes up and I make camp when the sun sets. Then I eat and go to bed. At dawn, I pack up and walk until the sun sets. I make camp, eat, and go to bed. Rinse and repeat.