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December 12, 2015

Review: Salomon Ellipse Aero Shoe

Trail running shoes aren’t just for runners.

August 18, 2015

Presentation for Seven Wonders book

Join me on Tuesday, August 18th for a presentation about my upcoming hiking book “I Heart Oregon’s Seven Wonders”.

July 16, 2015

Stuffing with Chicken and Vegetables

Using a store-bought stuffing mix, I added chicken and vegetables to make a fully-rounded meal for backpacking.

July 15, 2015

Thai Red Curry Rice Noodles with Chicken

Coconut milk powder and dried red curry spices make it possible to have Thai food in the backcountry.

July 13, 2015

Garlic-basil linguine with chicken and sun-dried tomatoes

An Italian-style pasta dish is enhanced with sun-dried tomatoes and pine nuts. Good enough to eat at home!

May 6, 2015

The Ten Essentials

The level of preparation required to be safe on a wilderness hike varies based on location, weather and type of outing, but here are the essential items that all hikers should have while hiking or backpacking.

May 6, 2015

Yellow curry chicken with rice & veggies

Use dehydrated Thai Jasmine rice and a good quality curry powder to make this Asian-style dish.

April 25, 2015

my first backpacking trip

How I converted from being a day hiker and car camper to first time backpacker.

April 16, 2015

Leave No Trace Principles

The basis for the Leave No Trace principle is to leave nature in the same or better condition than you found it.

March 22, 2015

What’s in My Pack: Day Hike

This is what I take on a typical day hike in transitional weather… usually spring and fall.