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“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.”
– Henry David Thoreau –
Some thoughts, reflections, and an argument for why, as hikers, we should respect fire closures.
The Kings Canyon High Basin Route (KCHBR) and Sierra High Route (SHR) are two premier High Sierra hiking adventures that feature extensive off-trail travel. In this article, I share some important differences between these routes.
In which I share some general rules regarding right-of-way when on trail.
Some tips and tricks that help me journal in the backcountry.
My long-term review of the DIY Packrafts that I built late in 2017 and used along the Greater Patagonia Trail.
From December 2017 to April 2018, I hiked, packrafted, and lived out of a KS Ultralight R-50 backpack. After more than 1,000 miles of use, here is my review.