Eddie Bauer Microtherm StormDown 800 Jacket Review

Eddie Bauer Microtherm StormDown 800 Jacket Review

  When I’m outdoors at any time of the year, I need a jacket that is lightweight, packable and warm. I’ve found that Eddie Bauer’s (www.EddieBauer.com) MicroTherm Stormdown Ja ...

10 Helpful Tips for Winter Backpacking Safety

10 Helpful Tips for Winter Backpacking Safety

With snowstorms and frigid temperatures taking hold across the country the past few weeks, many people have decided that it’s time to hang-up their backpacking gear for the next fe ...

Crazy winter driving in BC #bcstorm

Crazy winter driving in BC #bcstorm

Happy New Year! We spent the year end in Seattle with family, and came up into the interior of BC on the snowy passes of what drivebc.ca is calling #BCStorm. We had some record sno ...

Father – Son Day Hike (video)

Father – Son Day Hike (video)

Last weekend my son and I went out for an easy and fun hike on a local trail in the Okanagan. It had just started snowing and we figured it was time for a bit of relaxation and a c ...

Patagonia alone, with just a few hundred of my closest tourist friends

Patagonia alone, with just a few hundred of my closest tourist friends

I stepped off of the plane in El Calafate, Argentina, day pack and shoulder bags stuffed full and betraying my regret at not bringing my good pack down to South America. I was sque ...

Martha Bar Natural Energy Bars review

Martha Bar Natural Energy Bars review

I am a compulsive chocolate lover, which is to say that a day without chocolate always seems to have a bit of a hole in it. I am also the type of person who runs from one thing to ...

Magellan eXplorist 350H GPS review

Magellan eXplorist 350H GPS review

A full colour GPS with topo, shaded relief or satellite image overlay and it fits in the palm of your hand. I’d say that’s pretty cool… but wait, it does more? Queue the music… The ...

Eddie Bauer Microtherm StormDown 800 Jacket Review

  When I’m outdoors at any time of the year, I need a jacket that is lightweight, packable and warm. I’ve found that Eddie Bauer’s (www.EddieBauer.com) MicroTherm Stormdown Jacket (part of their First Ascent line) is hard to beat.   If you follow our blog, you’ll know that we’ve been falling in love more ...

January 23, 2015 (0) comments

10 Helpful Tips for Winter Backpacking Safety

With snowstorms and frigid temperatures taking hold across the country the past few weeks, many people have decided that it’s time to hang-up their backpacking gear for the next few months. While backpacking in the winter offers new challenges, the opportunity to have a trail all to oneself to enjoy the views more ...

January 15, 2015 (0) comments

Why to invest in a Tyvek ground sheet

I honestly thought I'd use my tyvek ground sheet once or twice a year tops, which made it a hard purchase to make (even at $15). It turns out to have been one of my most used pieces of gear and best investments. Last summer I bought a 4' x 8' Tyvek ground sheet on amazon. I picked it up so I had something lig more ...

March 11, 2013 (7) comments

Culinary Adventures – Delicious Food in the Outdoors #Trailtime

One of the most memorable aspects of my outdoors experiences is the food. Whether it was the day before we picked up our food resupply on the John Muir Trail and I was down to a pack of dry rice and a snickers bar (that I boiled for breakfast), or the 3-day Bushcraft/survival trip where I got sick of eating t more ...

July 15, 2014 (0) comments

10 Helpful Tips for Winter Backpacking Safety

With snowstorms and frigid temperatures taking hold across the country the past few weeks, many people have decided that it’s time to hang-up their backpacking gear for the next few months. While backpacking in the winter offers new challenges, the opportunity to have a trail all to oneself to enjoy the views more ...

January 15, 2015 (0) comments

Father – Son Day Hike (video)

Last weekend my son and I went out for an easy and fun hike on a local trail in the Okanagan. It had just started snowing and we figured it was time for a bit of relaxation and a cup of hot tea.     The snow was beautiful and at times very thick. There weren't many people out so we were able to chat more ...

December 24, 2014 (2) comments

Patagonia alone, with just a few hundred of my closest tourist friends

I stepped off of the plane in El Calafate, Argentina, day pack and shoulder bags stuffed full and betraying my regret at not bringing my good pack down to South America. I was squeezing a trip down to Patagonia just before taking my leave of Argentina, where I had been living for the preceding 4 months. There more ...

December 16, 2014 (0) comments

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