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Kammok UL Camp Kit Review

Kammok’s Ultralight Camp Kit is a minimalist backpacking hammock setup that includes the: Roo Single UL Hammock, The Kuhli UL tarp, and the Python 10 UL Hammock Suspension Straps.

Gregory Amber 44 Backpack Review

The Gregory Amber 44 is an adjustable-length women’s backpack that’s large enough for overnight backpacking trips but also suitable for more technical hikes when you need to carry extra gear or layers, such as winter hiking.

Review: Marnaut Dark Surge

One thing many of the past centuries great explorers have in common is a soft spot for a good wristwatch. Think Buzz Aldrin and his Speedmaster, or Ed Hillary and his Rolex. Afterall even on the surface of the moon or on the summit of…

Thinking About The Pacific Crest Trail

Thirty-seven years ago today I was on the Pacific Crest Trail in the Castle Crags Wilderness Area in Northern California. I've been thinking about the PCT again as I've just finished reading Tim Voors' The Great Alone about his recent PCT…

A Wild Camp on Braeriach

Wild places always call. Sometimes the weather does too. Blue cloudless skies, hot sun, the mountains sharp and clear. I couldn’t resist. So I went to Braeriach for a circular walk with a high camp that I think takes in just about…