Sunday, May 15, 2016

Fresh, May 15

 Mt. Adams Webcam:  2016 Calendars are now available!  Currently looking for great Mt Hood and Mt St Helens locations with property that has power and internet with great views of these mountains.  Read this...


 PetaPixel:  8K Patagonia Time Lapse Combines 100,000 Medium Format Photos.  To shoot this beauty, Martin spent 6 weeks on the road...he also wrecked a car and experienced a volcanic eruption along the way.  Read this...


 USGS:  More than Half of Streamflow in the Upper Colorado River Basin Originates as Groundwater.  The entire Colorado River Basin currently supports 50 million people, and that amount is expected to increase by 23 million between 2000 and 2030.  Read this...


 Field Journal:  Dyneema: The world's lightest, strongest material.  Dyneema, formerly Cuben fibre...is very lightweight, extremely tough-wearing, soft and hydrophobic.  Read this...


 Survival News Online:  Easiest, Healthiest Protein/Energy Bar Ever.  This extremely easy protein/energy bar is a great way to keep on track — all you have to do is make it and eat it.  Read this...


 Walks With Moss:  A truly horrible day at the Satsop Lakes.  I placed the geocache and was about to pack up and leave when I noticed that Patches had blood on her.  Read this...


 The Mountains Are Calling:  Don't "hike like a girl." Just hike.  Apparently this weekend was "hike like a girl" weekend...to show women that they belong outdoors. Or something.  Read this...


 The Ultralight Hiker:  Tumble Hitch.  A really useful knot.  Read this...


 The Outdoor Society:  Yellowstone Tourists Put Baby Bison in SUV.  ...because they thought it was cold...  Read this...


 Canyon Tales:  Compilation by: Stefanos Folias Dave Pimental.  Stories of first known explorations, inclement weather, and the frailties of the human body often make for engrossing tales.  Read this...


 Another Long Walk:  Day 7: Corsica Cola.  It was a warm night, and a comfortably warm morning...ready to be rid of our illegal campsite.  Read this...


 Bedrock & Paradox:  Sierra Designs Elite Cagoule snap judgment.  It's uncommon that I spend money on something about which I have both substantial interest and major trepidation.  Read this...


 Section Hiker:  Seek Outside Divide External Frame Backpack Review.  The Seek Outside Divide ($349) is a 4500 cubic inch (74L) lightweight external frame backpack.  Read this...


 The Ultimate Hang:  Ultimate Hammocks Ultimate Straps Review.  When I first handled the straps, I was impressed with how light and slim they were.  Read this...


 Rambling Hemlock:  Early season in the Swan.  How much snow is still on the pass to get over there? Only one way to find out.  Read this...


 See Jen Hike:  Does a Hiker S*%! in the Woods?  Nobody likes to talk about it.  Read this...


 Washington Trails Association:  Then and Now: Gear.  While gear is getting better all the time, hiking is still just putting one foot in front of the other.  Read this...


 Bogley Outdoor Community:  Vermillion Cliffs National Monument.  The first time I ever saw a photo of "brain rocks" I was amazed.  Read this...


 Section Hiker:  Advantages of Lightweight Double-Walled Tents.  If you want to spend $600 and up on a 21 ounce single-walled, cuben fiber tent, be my guest.  Read this...


 The Ultralight Hiker:  Hole-less Poncho/Shelter/Hammock Tarp.  You can see how to wear it as a hooded/hoodless poncho in the pix, and how to pitch it as a shelter.  Read this...


 Instructables:  Improved Soda Can Stove.  The traditional stove takes a long time to heat up...[this]...stove produces a ring of flames within seconds.  Read this...


 Ultralight And Comfortable:  UL comfort super bread.  This is a hard cracker bread that is fairly easy to make and truly addicting.  Read this...


 Joe Becker Photo:  Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument.  A small national monument in New Mexico.  Read this...


 Trail Recipes:  5 Speedy Backpacking Meals.  They all can be on your table in less than 15 minutes.  Read this...


 The Huckleberry Hiker:  Hiking in Bear Country.  Don't assume a bear's hearing is any better than yours.  Read this...


 The Hiking Life:  Stoveless Hiking Q & A.  Over the past twelve years, I've chosen to go stoveless on most of my three-season hiking trips.  Read this...


 Fixing Your Feet Blog:  Exciting New Sock Technologies.  Here are four interesting sock companies worth check out.  Read this...


 PCT Trailside Reader:  Hikertown.  I'm still not quite sure what to make of 'Hikertown'.  Read this...


 Washington Trails Association:  Emerging from a Rough Winter for Roads and Trails.  As the snow begins to melt out, it's clear that this winter has proved especially tough.  Read this...


 Barefoot Jake:  Essential Olympic National Park Info.  Inside the Olympic Mountains is an outdoorsman's dream.  Read this...


 Summit Register:  11 Tips on How to Achieve a Sub-100-Day Thru-Hike.  No, I hate running.  Read this...


 For animated GIFs:  Owl attack.  (Pretty much self-explanatory, eh?)  Read this...


 War Is Boring:  ​Iceland's Ghost Planes.  The tiny island country has claimed hundreds of American military aircraft.  Read this...


 Tastefully Offensive; Man Cuddles with 1400 lb Grizzly Bear.  Jim Kowalczik from the Orphaned Wildlife Center, in Otisville, New York, gets cozy with Jimbo, the rescued 22-year-old grizzly bear.  Read this...


Advertisement

Fire In Your Hand: Dave's Little Guide to Ultralight Backpacking Stoves.

Available in the following formats...

0 comments :

Post a Comment