What is in My Kit?

I recently received a request to participate in a Q&A for a rather popular prepper and survival website. I was to be one among a few other notable people in the survival and prepper community, each answering the same questions. The answers would all be gathered and posted at a later time on the site. … Read more

60 Mile Backpacking Trip Gear Rundown

As some of you are aware, this past weekend I completed a 60 mile backpacking trip along the PCT Section C. Originally, this trip was supposed to have started in Big Bear, adding 30 miles, but due to some unforeseen scheduling issues, the trip had to be trimmed a little. It was better to do … Read more

People Tend to Pack Their Fears and Other People’s Fears Too

People Tend Pack Fears

It happens every year. Thousands attempt to thru-hike the PCT, AT, or CDT. All have good intention of completing. By mile 20, and often sooner, many, if not most, are smacked right between the eyes with the big question of how in the world are they going to be able to complete such a monumental … Read more

Mosquito Facts

Mosquito Facts

As the weather begins to warm, people look for more things to do outside — more picnics, camping, fishing, hiking, sports, etc. The warmer weather also means the flight of the mosquito, though there are species that are just at home in colder weather. People spend millions of dollars a year trying to eradicate this … Read more

Early Morning Hike Checking Out Useful Plants

Early Morning Hike Checking Out Useful Plants

By 3:30 a.m. I was already tossing and turning. After laying in bed for a while, I finally decided to get up. It was 4:00 a.m. by now and I was getting in the shower, ready to start my day. Funny thing is I really had no where to be, or anything really to do. … Read more