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Basics Safety

8 Tips for Hornet Safety

By on September 29, 2017

Bee, Wasp, and Hornet Safety
Bee stings suck, there’s no doubt.  I’ve been lucky enough not to have been stung by anything but a bee but from others’ experiences I…

Gear Thru-Hiking

Northville-Placid Trail Gear Guide

By on August 23, 2017

Northville-Placid Trail
The Northville-Placid Trail is a rugged backcountry trail in the Adirondack Region of Upstate New York.  It’s a fantastic trail if you’re looking for peace and quiet and…

Adventure Photography

Northville-Placid Trail (NPT) Backpacking Photos

By on June 27, 2017

Northville-Placid Trail
I’ll be sharing more in-depth details about backpacking the Northville-Placid Trail later this week in a complete guide.  I’ll also share a specific gear list soon (some items…

Basics Safety

8 Tips for Bear Safety

By on June 12, 2017

Encounters With Bears
Bear safety is an important topic for anyone adventuring outdoors.  First, don’t be afraid; it’s quite rare to have an encounter with a bear during your outdoor…

Gear Petites

Backpacking Guide for Petites

By on May 30, 2017

Petite Backpacking Guide
The Golden Rule of backpacking is to keep your pack weight under 1/3 of your body weight.  However, that’s actually higher than most backpackers would consider to…