Category Archives: Backpacking

Preparing for the end…

I went on a backpacking trip this summer with my dog, Bailey. This is the goofy boy.  I’ve taken him on many hikes through our local woods but this was our first multi-day outing.  I covered 36 miles.  He covered … Continue reading

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Distance hiking gear list

I’m often asked what to pack on a long distance backpacking trip like the Appalachian Trail. My answer is “what you need and nothing else.” What you need is different for everyone. The ultralight zealots might argue against this, but … Continue reading

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