Puralytics Solar Water Purifier.
As far as I know this is the only product that actually does this - shows you that your water is safe to drink!
Old School Outfitter:
Ask Me: How Do You Plan Food for Backpacking?
I always plan specifically what I'll eat every day and weigh my food.
Astral Rosa convertible flip-flop sandals make water-crossings safe and secure.
With the strap also going over the top of the foot the shoe isn't going anywhere the wearer doesn't want it to go.
Walks With Moss:
Unlike most of the other tall peaks in Washington, Mount Adams can be climbed by folks with little in the way of technical climbing skills.
Hyperlite Mountain Gear:
Inclement Weather Hiking: Ten Tips to Stay Comfortable & Alive.
After 57,000 Miles & 56 Countries, Cam "Swami" Honan Knows Inclement Weather.
Drink From The Source With The MSR TrailShot.
Suitable for filtering microscopic organisms out of just about any moving water source (the company advises against use in stagnant water).
How a Guy From a Montana Trailer Park Overturned 150 Years of Biology.
'It makes lichens all the more remarkable.'
Smart About Sharks.
A great new children's book from illustrator Owen Davey
Photo Blog — Niebrugge Images:
Nursing Brown Bears.
A brown bear sow nursing her two young cubs last month in Lake Clark National Park, Alaska.
MSR Summit Register:
Why New Zealand's Te Araroa Long-Distance Trail is One of a Kind.
It's safe to say we are far better humans than before we left.
Rainy Harrison Lake.
Thunder rumbles in the distance...I splash along the shoreline...I'm determined to get to the survey site before the storm rolls in.
Jan's Jaunts and Jabberings:
DIY — Hiking Skirt and Tall Gaiters.
I never thought I'd be one to wear a skirt hiking, heck I didn't even wear them in my other life.
Hiking For Her:
Backpacking Hygiene Kit For Women Hikers.
Taking care of your skin, hair, lips and nails while on a backpacking trip makes sense in terms of your personal comfort, but also for your health and well being.
Hiking For Her:
Base Camping How To Tips: Day Hiking In Multiple Directions.
Why do it?
Pacific Crest Trail Association:
The millennials who live and work on the Pacific Crest Trail: AmeriCorps NCCC.
Each day on the trail was a gradual process of disconnecting from the things that I always felt were necessary.
Chris Townsend Outdoors:
Walking Man, the biography of Colin Fletcher, now available on Kindle.
Bear Vault 450 Review.
The Vault can also be useful for hauling water, washing dishes and clothing, and using as a table or chair.
No Sunrises/No Sunsets: A week in Gates of the Arctic National Park.
'The herring lay eggs on seaweed,' she says. 'We gather the egg-covered seaweed and eat it with seal oil and salt.'
The Outdoor Society:
The Six Wilderness Regions of the Olympic Peninsula: An Overview.
Rugged and untamed, the forests, rivers and mountains surrounding Olympic National Park are some of the most impressive forests in the nation.
REI Co-op Journal:
Semi-Rad: 10 Questions to Ask 'Was It Fun, or "Fun"?'
7. Did you bleed, cry, vomit, curse, itch and/ or melt down at any time?
R U Nuts Adventures:
This date in my history.
Today was the first whole day of my odyssey 8 years ago.
Old School Outfitter:
Gear Review: Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XLite MAX SV Air Mattress.
Who enjoys blowing up an air mattress?
Preview: Camping Gear From Therm-a-Rest.
Just slide your feet in and let the Toe-asis do the work.
Summit Armenia's least-visited peaks.
Adventuresome type Tom Allen is currently route-finding in southern Armenia's Lesser Caucasus mountains.
Hiking In Taiwan's Stunning Toroko Gorge.
It has stunning mountains and gorges and all covered in a lush jungle forest.
The Roaming Bobcat:
AT day 13. Mile 177. Maine. Pain. Rain.
'River, I love you. Please grant me safe passage. Thank you'
The Mountains Are Calling:
Pacific Crest Trail, Castella to Ashland: the first hundred miles.
The people I saw, I never saw again.
GEAR REVIEW: Topo HydroVenture Trail Running Shoe.
Hiking in mud and water was no problem for the HydroVenture.
Wonderland Trail Backpacking Guide.
Awesomeness Level: High.
The National Parks Girl:
Backpack to Cracker Lake: A Wildlife Adventure.
It felt so surreal finally rounding the corner to see the icy blue Cracker Lake nestled below towering 4000' mountains.
Hayduke: Tarantula Mesa.
A fall here would probably not be fatal - but it could be bad.
Brown Girl on the (P)CT:
Day 48 - Chafing at the Bit.
The dudes are now bathing upstream of both convenient collection points. Srsly?
Hiking in Finland:
The Week in Review 242.
'Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing.' — Barry Finlay
The Disturbing Bro-ification of Outdoor Recreation.
What used to be a very "volkssport," inclusive, hippy-like identity has transformed into a super-elitist and entitled one.
Cooking in Tongues:
Siq Trail, Mujib Biosphere Reserve, Dead Sea, Jordan.
You can leave your valuables with the park ranger at the front desk who also gives you a life vest to wear.
Have Tent, Will Travel:
A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again? Yeah...
Microburst Photographed from a News Helicopter.
In the right place at the right time, Ferguson managed to capture remarkable photos of it.
This Nature Photographer is an Animal Whisperer.
He has been able to capture portraits of them from unusually short distances.
Portraits of Foxes and Their Unique Personalities Explained.
'When you face a fox, you face personality.'
A Dark and Majestic Fairy Tale of Animals Lost in the Forest Mist.
In the silence of the forest, great beasts hulk.
The Superbook: Turn your smartphone into a laptop for $99.
The Superbook is a shell that turns your Android smartphone into a complete laptop. Get the freedom of using just one computer.