From the Great Outdoors

Tales & Musings told by those inspired by the great outdoors


Gear Reflections: Nantahala Aftermath

Thoughts After a 2-day Trip


This is not designed to be an extensive review, but simply the reflections about what worked and…


Scratching the Itch

A Weekend In Northern North Carolina


Right…..there! Ahh, that’s the spot.


Gear: Trail Baker

Homemade Version of the BakePacker®


This was inspired by Trailcooking.com. Having seen their baker, and reading about how the BakePacker works, I


(Mis)Adventures in Nantahala 

Why you should always have a plan when backpacking


So there I was…cold and wet, my ankle (broken six months before and still not…


Conquering a Yosemite Titan…Barely


I recently went out to try and climb the iconic monolith that overlooks Yosemite Valley, Half Dome, via the ‘flat’ side. This monument to the beauty of…


Say Hello To My Little Friend


He does not control me, but I use his macabre sense of humor as a tool of my own when I need it.

Your Life Doesn’t Flash Before Your Eyes


Yosemite Valley. El Capitan. Salathe Wall. The Ear.

F@#k this.

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