So, you want to start hiking?

Excellent choice! The outdoors offer so many possibilities.  Besides the exercise, you’ll gain valuable knowledge of self reliance, see amazing views and come to appreciate the everyday amenities you expect living in the city. But where to start? It can be a bit daunting..What shoes do I wear? water? backpack? Emergency provisions and leave no trace. […]

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What goes in MY pack?

When I first started hiking, it might of taken me an hour or so to put together my pack. This was in part because I only owned a few pieces of gear, the rest was a collection of kitchen pots and plastic spoons, friends tents and whatever clothes that were “clean”. Base weight was not […]

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