Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Gravity Water Filter

Over all the years of backpacking and being in the wilderness I have never had such a great water filtration system as MSR’s Mainstream Gravity Water Filtration System. When I started tripping when I was very young we always used … Continue reading

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The Cold

Even though spring is just around the corner, today it was -13 but it felt much colder with that wind ripping through me.  Being outside all day on days like today takes a lot out of you.  Just the energy … Continue reading

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Sleeping Bags: Down Vs. Synthetic

When buying sleeping bags there is a huge arguement as to whether it’s better to buy a down filled or synthetic filled. When winter backpacking this winter I brought my synthetic bag and found that it worked great in our … Continue reading

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Spring!

As I look outside my window I see icicles that are dripping.  It’s a beautiful and welcome sight…Spring is coming!  The snow is slowly melting and the animals are waking up. Now is when I get an itching to go … Continue reading

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Hiking Boots

The most important thing you need when planning a hiking or backpacking trip is a good pair of hiking boots.  Check out Wilderness Backpacking Guide to see how to go about choose the best hiking boot for you. This boot … Continue reading

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Wilderness Backpacking

I love wilderness backpacking.  Being far away from people, pavement, and polution lets my mind clear and brings me back to myself.  I started a website called Wilderness Backpacking Guide to try to get more people to enjoy wilderness backpacking.  I … Continue reading

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