Category: Backpacking

Alec M. bivoucing on the pooh shed porch.

BNC Contestant Photos -4/11 Update

    Ted E. Canyon Lands Round #1 winner Jill Hueckman sporting her new Outdoor Research Virtouso puffy jacket. Jill spent 17 nights outside so far this year!   Alec M. Pic: Caught in a blizzard above treeline in the Snowy Range of Wyoming, I set up my bivy in the alcove of an outhouse, and proceeded to get covered […]

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Bag Night Challenge, Round #1 Winners

Bag Night Challenge, Round #1 Winners

I can’t believe it’s already March!  This means two things:  number one is that spring is coming fast and number two, we have our first winners of the Bag Night Challenge.  This round/bi-monthly segment was sponsored by: The winners are Ryan Davies and Jill Hueckman.  Ryan currently has 20 bag nights and Jill is our women’s leader with 14.  Let’s have […]

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Winter Mountain Safety Clinic

Winter Mountain Safety Clinic

———- Scatman Get out there! Powered by adventure, fueled by Feed the Machine, Hydrated by nuun, and built for life like Stanley.

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North Kitsap Trails Association Press Release

North Kitsap Trails Association Press Release

Just the other day I received this press release by the North Kitsap Trails Association (NKTA) outlining their master plan for non-motorized trails in Kitsap Country. At present, outdoor enthusiasts from all over the Puget Sound region use hundreds of miles of trails in north Kitsap. Most of these trails are located on private lands. This plan outlines the need for and […]

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OutdoorFest 2011

OutdoorFest 2011

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Craig Romano Book Signing

Craig Romano Book Signing

———- Scatman Get out there! Powered by adventure, fueled by Feed the Machine, Hydrated by nuun, and built for life like Stanley.

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Beginning Hiking Seminar @OR

Beginning Hiking Seminar @OR

Also from the Outdoor Research site. Our Sale Starts Today, and We’re Bringing You More Great Events… Today, at 10:00 a.m, we started our big summer sale! We’ll have discounted merchandise through Sunday, July 24th.  Next week look for a continuation of our Introduction Series events, with a “Beginning Hiking Seminar” from the Mountaineers (a week from today), and a […]

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OR Presents -Backcountry Mistakes & How to avoid them.

OR Presents -Backcountry Mistakes & How to avoid them.

———- Scatman Get out there! Powered by adventure, fueled by Feed the Machine, Hydrated by nuun, and built for life like Stanley.

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Top Ten Hiking Essentials

Top Ten Things to Bring on a Hike: 1. Map 2. Compass (actually know how to use it) 3. Water (and a way to purify it) 4. First aid kit (be sure to include an extra day of any medication you are taking or might need in an emergency) 5. Fire starter and matches (store in a water tight container […]

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Map of PCT

Training for StoS

First off your probably wondering what StoS is.  It’s the abbreviation I made up for Stevens to Snoqualmie Pass.  One of my big goals for 2010 is to fastpack the 72 miles from Stevens to Snoqualmie Pass in one shot.  Yes, that’s a big bite to swallow but I’ve done it before in 47 hours with two nights of full […]

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