Let me begin at the end. After catching a wrong turn and finally making it out of Holland Creek canyon, the horse trail contoured around the hillside and dropped into the foothills. The lake was somewhere off to the right in the haze of lodgepoles. I had 1.5 to 2 miles left. My feet hurt […]
As much as I rail against and lament the popularity of gear content here (and elsewhere), I do like gear a lot. In particular, boldly innovative gear, like the Montane Spektr smock. My medium weighed 210 grams once I cut off some useless stuff (tags, lumbar cinch as mentioned below). The fabric is event, which […]
As mentioned below, I’m headed into the Bob this weekend. Spot link. Enjoy the holiday.
So I want to plan a trip for this coming, three day, weekend. A precious thing, those three days, to be used wisely (hence the above image, which has nothing to do with the conditions I’ll find on my trip). It’s much more accurate say that I’ve been planning this trip, for a couple months. […]
The prototype, test pair of Altai Hoks arrived right as I left for work Friday (I saw the UPS from our alley parking spot, and turned the truck off to go back inside and unbox them). So I went skiing, for the first time in over a month, Friday evening and yesterday. Big Mountains still […]
Interval hill, hiking in Herron Park. My new shoes. Very nice. Notice the remarkable sight that is my low volume feet not barely filling up the shoes, with most shoes I have the laces cinched almost all the way. Notice also my moderate-wide forefoot just having enough room. If you’ve got paddle feet, don’t ever […]
A few nice things to entertain and inspire. I need them; post-trip blues, mediocre weather, and a slow day at work aren’t making we want to get out of my pajamas very fast. I have no desire to ever directly experience anything in that particular universe, but it’s nice to know that it’s out there. […]