My first experience ziplining scarred me—literally. When I was just a wee lad, our boy scout troop wrapped an old rope around a pine tree roughly 20 feet above the ground. As my fellow scouts pulled the rope tight, I held onto a stick I considered strong enough to hold my weight. I was wrong… … More Zipping with Timberline Adventures
If you’re looking for a sleeping bag that kind of gives you all the goods, then the REI Magma is definitely your bag. I took this sleeping bag on the Pacific Crest Trail and slept in it for a month and half for about 650 miles. I was definitely satisfied, warm and comfortable every single … More Gear Review: Men’s REI Magma Sleeping Bag
Let me just start things off by saying that this cookset by GSI handled 650 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail with no problems. I used it almost everyday for a month and a half. Just about 90 days. Nonstick Surface The pot was a breeze to clean after cooking up my backcountry oatmeal in … More Gear Review: GSI Outdoors Pinnacle Soloist Cookset
It’s Time to Climb at Wild Walls! Winter. It’s a rock climber’s kryptonite. As temperatures drop and daylight dwindles, outdoor climbing spots are less than optimal during the frosty months. How do we keep our sanity until spring? Are we destined for months of hangboard hell? No way, Jose. Thanks to Wild Walls Climbing Gym in Spokane, … More It’s Time to Climb at Wild Walls!