NW News Network:
Adventurers Attempt Winter Thru-Hike Of Pacific Crest Trail.
"No forest fires or fire reroutes. Bountiful, clear, cold water, a mosquito-less Oregon and a beautiful coating of snow on every tree."
Lonnie Dupre Successfully Completes Solo January Summit of Denali.
If cold weather travel is your thing, his book Life on Ice is excellent in my opinion and well worth a look.
If you want to be warm — it can get very warm.
While Out Riding:
Fatbiking the Cusquenan Railtrail; Bolivia to Peru.
The more I tour, the more I'm smitten by these remarkable bikes, and the unparalleled scope they offer in terms of exploration — ample reward in my mind for their inevitable compromises on pavement and their extra heft.
Wolves on Walkabout.
Biologist David Moskowitz recounted his adventure of following the 1200-mile-long trail of a wild wolf, from its birth place to its new territory in the hills near Ashland.
Hiking Shenandoah in Winter — One Southern Option.
You can substitute a really peaceful walk on the Skyline Drive for your planned hike. This can be great when there is snow on the ground.
Trail To Summit:
Dehydrate Sun Dried Tomatoes.
I know they're not really sun dried, but air dried doesn't sound as nice!
Being Above the Birds.
But then sometimes we are given a glance, just a moment, to stand on a mountaintop and look down at a bird.
The New Nomads:
What Does it Mean to be a Hiker Chick/Queen/Trash?
I'm not trash, I'm absolutely badass royalty out there.
Inman 300: The World's First Urban Thru-Hike.
There is no trail or signs to follow, but there is a more-or-less official route.
Done Did It.
I've made some funny decisions in life, but this one takes the cake for BEST in show.
Shepherd on the Trail:
Past thoughts on packing for a long hike.
Your backpack and what it contains is a very important part of your hike, as it will mostly be your home for a long period of time.
Seattle Backpackers Magazine:
SOL Escape Lite Bivvy Review.
It is not rugged, waterproof, or warm enough to be used for many of its intended purposes.
Faith is Torment:
Diamond Nights: Photos by Beth Moon.
Beautiful photos of ancient trees set against long-exposure backdrops of the Milky Way.
How to have a successful hike.
It's not about planning. It's not about food. It's not about gear. Sorry.
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