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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…


Ultimate List of Snacks For The Trail

By on May 22, 2017

Great Backpacking, Camping, and Hiking Snacks
Going on a hike? Having a well-packed backpack is important for making it through a long or difficult hike.  Going backpacking?   Having fuel…

Gear Petites

Best Backpacking Gear 2017 (and Petite Counterparts)

By on May 5, 2017

Gear Selection Process
Backpacker magazine releases an annual list of their favorite products after putting them through some tough real-life testing.  They first take various items on an assortment of…