13 Ways to Lighten Your Backpack Weight

We all know carrying a big heavy backpack can be a burden while doing a nice backpacking trip. You can barely enjoy it when you’re shoulders and hips are getting tired of carrying a backpack filled with nonsense, it becomes all you can focus on. I also want to note that there is a difference … More 13 Ways to Lighten Your Backpack Weight

David’s Top 3 North Idaho + Western Montana Mountain Lakes

North Idaho is home to some of the most incredible lakes known to (mountain) mankind. Growing up in North Idaho, I’ve had the pleasure of exploring some of the many mountain lakes within near here. The only question we may face as backcountry enthusiasts is this: “what lake shall we venture to next?” To help … More David’s Top 3 North Idaho + Western Montana Mountain Lakes

Ripping Hammocks and Meeting Hippies at Roman Nose Lakes

  Quick Trip Specs Two nights Backpacking Gear Required 4 Mile out-and-back trail (moderate) Bonners Ferry, Idaho Directions Google Maps is built on lies! So to avoid getting lost in the backwoods of Boundary County, please follow the directions below… From Coeur d’Alene, head north on Highway 95 to Naples, Idaho.  In Naples, turn left … More Ripping Hammocks and Meeting Hippies at Roman Nose Lakes

A Glorious Granite Lake Adventure

Things I brought:  Berghaus 35 liter backpack Sleeping mat Mummy bag 2 Nalgene Bottles MSR Ex Microfilter (Waterfilter) Fire Starters/ Matches Dry, lightweight food Comfortable shoes If you’re looking to spend a weekend hiking into a majestic hidden mountain lake in Montana’s backwoods, this is your hike. Granite Lake, nestled peacefully between the base of Peak ‘A’ and Peak … More A Glorious Granite Lake Adventure