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Gear Reviews

DeLorme inReach SE

I hike a lot, but most of my hiking consists of day hikes in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. I do quite a bit of solo hiking, but I haven’t been able to justify spending the...

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Gear Articles

Winter Hiking Gear

Three season hikers looking to expand into winter will find that it takes a lot more gear to be able to hit the trail. Clothing for hiking is much different than sports like skiing as...

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Gear Articles

Gear Gift Guide for Hikers

While it may seem like hiking is simply walking in the woods, it can become a rather expensive hobby. Add backpacking to your list of hobbies and you can plan to invest even more money for...

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Gear Articles

Winter Gear Guide for Day Hikes

Winter hiking in New Hampshire’s White Mountains can be brutal. With sub-zero temperatures and biting wind, it’s essential to be prepared. The clothing and gear needed for a...

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Wild Woman Interviews

Wild Woman: Erin “Wired” Saver

In response to the movie Wild being released, I featured some Wild Women who are going against the norm when it comes to people’s perception of what a hiker should be. The women featured...

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NEHH

Cupsuptic Snow and Elephant Mountain (NEHH)

This trip was part of a 3 day adventure in Northwestern Maine, bagging six trail-less New England Hundred Highest peaks. Read about my hike to White Cap and North Kennebago or Chain of...

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Gear Lists

Bushwhacking and Off Trail Gear List

Bushwhacking may be the next step as a hiker, but you may think you don’t have the right gear to be successful. With a few key tweaks and some minor small purchases, you’ll be...

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Tips and Tricks

5 Things You’re Not Doing Before Your Hikes (But Should!)

You might spend weeks carefully planning out and dreaming of your next adventure, but you may be guilty of not being fully prepared for the trek. Before each hike, I make sure to do 5...

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Gear Lists

John Muir Trail Gear List

This gear list was used for my 15 day thru hike of the John Muir Trail. I encountered temperatures ranging from 30-100 degrees. In late July it is generally warm and dry and you can expect...

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Gear Articles

Holiday Gear Gift Picks

With the holidays coming up and some serious sales online, there’s a lot of choices for the hiker on your list. Instead of resorting to a gift card, take a look at the following...

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