I’ve tried every expensive, “breathable” rain jacket on the market. When hiking hard, I sweat in them all. I’ve decided to try the reasonably priced, silnylon, Light Heart jacket this time.
I’m always looking for meal supplements to take on long backpacking trips. I had tried the Greenbelly Food Bars, and decided to give the Mud Meals a shot.
The Appalachian Trail in New York state, from Route 55 to I-84, offers moderate terrain. It is classic NY, with lots of rocks, and small, steep rocky ups and downs.
The Arizona Trail traverses numerous mountain ranges, and the desert ecosystems I find beautiful. I’m looking forward this hike beginning early Spring of 2020.
I could not have chosen a more perfect day to hike to Sages Ravine and Race Mountain!
As we strive for lighter and lighter gear, the decision between sleeping bags and quilts is becoming more common.