Spring Backpacking the Ganaraska Hiking Trail, part 2

Spring Backpacking the Ganaraska Hiking Trail, part 2

I just made it to victoria lake, its pretty windy and wavy as you can see. So supposedly this section of the trail is called, well… they say its extremely rugged and non-maintained. Definitely not maintained as well as the rest of it and uh its pretty rugged compared to the rest of the trail […]

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Hiking Food ideas for Long Distance Backpacking

Hiking Food ideas for Long Distance Backpacking

(gun shots echoing) – [Voiceover] The three main things I like to focus on when planning such a food stash is carbohydrates, fat, and protein, so they’re the three things you really need to make sure you have enough of because I don’t like to come out of the wilderness after a few days out […]

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Yosemite National Park in 4K | Backpacking, Hiking, and Camping at North Dome/Upper Falls

Yosemite National Park in 4K | Backpacking, Hiking, and Camping at North Dome/Upper Falls

The year is 2015. In Los Angeles County, traffic jams have reached an all-time high.   As a response, President Sinard declares Directive 69. The Adventure Archives team must escape from LA and restore balance to the world by going to Yosemite. A land where many go, and they never come back. It was early […]

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Lowa Renegade GTX Mid Backpacking Boot

Lowa Renegade GTX Mid Backpacking Boot

We are taking a look at the Renegade Gortex Mid boot by Lowa. I have got the women’s version in my hand here, but we are going to talk about the men’s and the women’s. They have a shared feature set, but the women’s is built on a women’s specific last. So Lowa didn’t just […]

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Marmot Apollo 50 & Women’s Athena 48 Backpacks

Marmot Apollo 50 & Women’s Athena 48 Backpacks

We are taking a look at the Marmot Apollo and Athena backpacks. These are men’s and women’s version of a shared feature set and they are great for multi-day trips. They are load hauling packs and they have a lot of really easy to use features at a really good value. The women’s specific version […]

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Mt. Sterling 3-night Backpacking Loop: Hiking Great Smoky Mountain National Park

Mt. Sterling 3-night Backpacking Loop: Hiking Great Smoky Mountain National Park

Here I am on the Baxter Creek Trail Just set off, it’s about 12 noon on Sunday. The parking lot was filled and there was a guy who was coming out of the mountains. He said he’d been in there for about five days. I saw people asking for his parking spot, and he told […]

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