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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 […]

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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 […]

Virginia Backpacking Apparel

Hi folks, we have a sweatshirt, long sleeve shirt, and short sleeve shirt now available for Virginia Backpacking at the link below. Apparel will be available for the next 20 days, orders can be placed online, and the product will ship directly to you. https://www.bonfire.com/virginia-backpacking/ Proceeds go toward […]

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 […]