Gear in Review: Traction Options Who on earth needs three different types of traction for footwear? Apparently I do. As I've gotten further into my hiking life, I've been slowly collecting gear. While I try to be methodical about what I purchase, it all adds up
It seems strange to think I’ve lived in Minnesota for nearly three quarters of my life and it’s only been in the last two winters that I’ve tried snowshoeing.
The contents of my day pack laid out. The pack is an 18 liter with space for a hydration bladder. If I don't carry the bladder, I've got a refillable water bottle in it's place. Depending on the weather, I'll add a layer or two of insulation and my rain gear. With the contents of … Continue reading The Essentials
So many apps to get you here, there and everywhere on and off trail. Need some gear? There's an app or two to find your favorite gear. Want to find a campsite? Again, lots of options to chose from. Personally I use AllTrails almost exclusively. This year I decided to pay for the upgrade to … Continue reading Hiking Apps. Let’s talk tech, not dinner…
WHERE: Torres del Paines National Park, Patagonia, Chile GEAR: Patagonia Women's Down Sweater Jacket, Columbia Women's Arcadia II Rain Jacket, Vasque Talus Mid UltraDry Hiking Boots - Women's, Marmot Kompressor Pack In early June this year I was presented with the opportunity to visit Patagonia and Santiago, Chile for work. Like any sane person I … Continue reading Let’s Head South. Way South.