Tuesday, April 23, 2024

NZ: The Mueller Hut Route in Mt. Cook National Park

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Hands down, this was our favorite trek in New Zealand. The panoramic views are epic; glaciers, lakes, snow covered mountains and ice cliffs. We hiked the route in less than 6-hours and only recommend it...

Review: WindPouch GO Inflatable Hammock

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Overview The WindPouch Go inflatable hammock is a convenient and fun outdoor ‘lounge chair’ that you can bring anywhere. Great for the beach, mountains, backyard or watching a kid’s softball game at the park. Pros Super easy to...

Review: Ultimate Direction Fastpack 20L

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Overview  The Fastpack 20L is a good ‘go-to’ pack for day-hikes, ultralight backpacking, climbing a Colorado 14’er or a carry-on bag when flying. Pros Light weight Can carry a lot of stuff Comfortable (as long as...

Lucky to be Alive! – Mountain Climbing Gone Wrong

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On Wednesday, May 25, 2016, RG, my hiking partner, and I fell half way down an icy mountain and almost died. We want to thank Custer County Search and Rescue, EMS and Pueblo Park...

NZ: Backpacking the Milford Track

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The Milford Track is one of New Zealand’s nine Great Walks and is located in Fiordland National Park on New Zealand’s South Island. It is a very popular one-way, 33-mile/ 53.5km, 3,000 m/ 10,000...