Sunday, February 22, 2015

Fresh, February 22

 AAAS:  New map shows America's quietest places.  Craving some silence? Head toward the blue regions on the map.  Read this...


 Vox:  See how much of your state is owned by the federal government.  Basically, the government owns your tumbleweeds.  Read this...


 JRCAdventures:  How Do You Sleep At Night?.  We found a system that works for us and is lightweight without having to eliminate comfort or warmth.  Read this...


 Clive's Blog:  Water treatment methods and their effectiveness.  A guide for individuals intending to use untreated or poorly treated water as a drinking source.  Read this...


 backpackthesierra:  Our Favorite Hikes of All Time.  THESE HIKES capture all that we love: great scenery, classic destinations, not too many people, and at least one good opportunity for fishing!  Read this...


 I Hate Cheryl Strayed:  Bonus Segment: A Word For All the Cheryl Fans.  I-- the author of this blog-- own the fact that I am a giant douchebag.  Read this...


 lotsafreshair:  How to treat drinking water.  What's Upstream?  Read this...


 Rock. River. Run.:  Graaarrrr Mountain Kitty!!!!!.  I realize that there are people who would never hike alone during the day, much less in the dark. And here I am, doing just that.  Read this...


 Mountains and Miles:  The Girl Who Goes Alone.  I did something this weekend that I have never done before – I went camping, alone.  Read this...


 Meanderthals:  Lawmakers propose 500-mile trail across New Mexico.  Could New Mexico have a 500-mile long trail stretching from the state's northern border with Colorado to its southern frontier?  Read this...


 Trail Kit:  Hiker's High.  It's a random gift from the hiker god.  Read this...


 HikeLighter.Com:  Wind Jackets: Montbell Tachyon, Patagonia Houdini, ZPacks Wind Shell.  The idea of a sub 5 ounce shell that can be a master of both wind and rain, that peaks [sic] my interest.  Read this...


 The Hiking Life:  A Hiker's Guide to Blister Management.  The primary cause of these little bubbles of fun is friction.  Read this...


 Clever Hiker:  Ultralight Backpacking Stoves.  We hope this guide helps you to lighten your load and satisfy your appetite on the trail.  Read this...


 TTBook:  On Our Minds: Reinhold Messner.  Steve Paulson caught up with him and asked how he got hooked on climbing.  Read this...


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