Harpers Ferry Backpacking – Plan Your Trip

Having just returned from a weekend backpack trip to Harpers Ferry I’d like to help you plan your own trip there! My trip was months in the making and was organized as a group event for Virginia Backpacking but you can just as easily pick up your bags […]

Hey, You Gonna Eat That?

I’m no ultra-light backpacker, but one of the mistakes I make from time to time is carrying too much food.  Why, there was one trip long ago when I actually begged a black bear to take most of my food!  He looked at me with disdain, said “I […]

Weight Matters

When backpacking, the weight of your backpack is a really big deal. If you read my previous post, you’ll remember that on my very first Virginia Backpacking trip, I met a petite lady with a cup of coffee and a petite lady with a killer set of hiking […]

Father’s Day Hiking

With Father’s Day coming up I tried to do a quick search of hikes and/or mountains named Dad or something similar. Here’s three I was able to find. Do you know of another one? Let me know! Old Dad Mountain – California Elevation 4,251 ft The California Department […]