Category: Day Hike

Day # 90 – CDT – Falls Creek to Pinedale

7/23/15 Day 90 Falls Creek M1829 to Pinedale 7210′ Hotel – Nights Spent Alone: 10 16.2, 1667.5 Trip Miles Mostly Sunny Day’s of Snow: 8 – Day’s of Rain: 35 – Days of Hail: 17 # of Zero days: 10 Gila Crossings Final Total:  221 Tick Count: 4 (4 more crawling on me) Wanted List Mountain Goat Grizzly Bear Sasquatch […]

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First lake in the sun.

Thomas Lakes Hike

Today I got off to a late start.  Getting up at 10:30 didn’t help and was probably the reason but who knows.  I was torn between going for a ride over Cottonwood Pass or for a hike.  Since I hadn’t been hiking in some time I decided to go to Thomas Lakes, which are about half way up Mt. Sopris. […]

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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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Photo by Ed Hershberg

Winter Camping Tips

Winter camping offers it’s own set of challenges.  The following is a summary of things to consider when venturing out into the wilds during the winter season. One of the first things to consider is travel is slower so distances covered are less.  Plan to reduce your mileage goal by around  50% to 60%.  Because of limited daylight there are […]

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Death March

Death March

Today I went for a hike to Bridge of Heaven outside Ouray, CO. The altitude was bad enough but when you figure in I haven’t done shit when it comes to exercise besides ride 9 miles to work I got my ass kicked. As I showered later every muscle was tender. The hike was almost 100% on snow and uphill. […]

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Mom looked like the fat on here but at least twice as fat

The Leach Story

The Leach Story So if you think I’m some tough bad ass hiker dude because of my 1000’s of miles of hiking, this story may change your mind some.  It will tell you how a tiny little creature turned this trail harden man into a screaming school girl.  (No offense ladies)  -scatman I was on my first ever thru-hike.  On […]

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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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