Month: October 2021

Hiking

Inflatable Pillow for the Tent

One option is the Drift Camp Pillow from Klymit. BUT the regular size is 19 oz / 540 g. Bulky and heavy. Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube. https://youtu.be/Cd9W33Nd-co For many years I've been sleeping well with an Uberlite small sleeping pad as my pillow, wrapped in a shirt. …
Hiking

Crossing Iceland on Foot

Łukasz Supergan posted a terrific summary of options for hiking across Iceland. I'm looking to do some bike touring and hiking summer 2022. #research Łukasz did the #4 route (green) in winter, for example. He recommends we do it in summer. Variant no. 2 may be the easiest, but it …
Hiking

My NEXT Backpacking Stove – the Stash

JetBoil has finally perfected the hiking stove. It's called the STASH. When my MiniMo (orange) finally retires, I'll switch to the smaller, lighter Stash. UPDATE. I just bought the Stash for my upcoming trip to Portugal. I'll fly with it in the box — unused — so the airline can't claim it's …
Camping Tips

Exploring Skye On A Two Day Camp

Are you planning on going to Skye or camping in Skye? This is a great place see where we got to explore while there. Read the full article by clicking here. View original source
Hiking

Hesquiat Peninsula Trail, Vancouver Island

West Coast Wonders offers a guided fly-in hike over 6-8 days. Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tg8M4kWCEfo It's also known as the Escalante Trail as most hikers start at Escalante Point. Accessing this coastal route requires either a float plane out of Gold River or water taxi from …
Hiking

10 Adventures podcast

One of my favourite outdoors podcasts is 10 Adventures. Check it out. A good starting point is their interview with Jim Kern on how to Save America‘s Outdoors. … As the founder of the Florida Trail, co founder of the American hiking society, and president of Big City Mountaineers, Jim …
Hiking

Mount MacFarlane, Chilliwack B

1800m elevation gain. Beast of a day hike. The hike to the summit of Mount MacFarlane is steep, difficult and requires some scrambling. However, the hike can be shortened by stopping at Lower Pierce Lake or Upper Pierce Lake. Both lakes are worthwhile objectives of their own. About 10 hours …
Hiking

#AskCicerone: Walking in Europe

Cicerone is by far the best publisher of guidebooks for hiking Europe. Podcast episode 28 gives an overview of their 162 guidebooks to Europe. Too many good choices in that continent. This is a good place to start. #AskCicerone: Walking and trekking in Europe Listen here. https://twitter.com/ciceronepress/status/1443118556275789825 Read the full …

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Best Camping Fans: Get Rid Of Heat During Summer Camping
Portable Gas Camping Cookers & How to Safely Use Them
Exploring Skye On A Two Day Camp
5 Simple Tips For Camping Without Trouble In Hot &
My secret to easy camping meals
Camping Tips: How To Properly Cook Over Coals
Camping Tips: 4 person Camping Cookset Unboxing & Review
Coconut Curry Soup
Inflatable Pillow for the Tent
Crossing Iceland on Foot
My NEXT Backpacking Stove – the Stash
Hesquiat Peninsula Trail, Vancouver Island
The Bushcraft Overnight Adventure
Viewer’s Choice – Van Camp – Overnight Adventure
Camping Gear ~ Camping Hatchet ~ UST Parahatchet FS Review
Susan’s Joins! – The Car Camp Overnight Adventure
POP IT! CAMPING HACKS & SURVIVAL TIPS YOU NEED TO
The Bushcraft Overnight Adventure
My secret to easy camping meals
5 Solo Camping Tips To Start Camping Alone