South Fork just below the White River, ~1000 cfs. There’s no way to verify, but all evidence points towards the number of packrafters on the South Fork being an all-time record this year; a number certain to only grow. I’ve been getting lots of questions concerning what flow levels are best and what speeds to […]
The vaunted R1 hoody made lighter. Quite a bit lighter, via an exciting new version of their time-tested fabric. I wrote more over at BPL, and am quite excited to put it to good use.
If you’ve gotten your diploma from Dawson-Pitamakan, get your degree from this off-trail sibling to the south. What follows is enough beta to still have an adventure on this fairly moderate, but still strenuous, loop. Almost all photos by M, for reasons to be explained. Begin by hiking the trail to Two Medicine Pass. Nice […]
The Grand Inga Project is now available. I can’t say I intend to buy it, but the trailers and snippets are worth watching. And the article in Kayak Session is worth reading (for free, right now). Very impressive photography. Most of the world’s big “unexplored” places are isolated by both harsh conditions and distance, […]
Reviewing a very expensive hat, on a blog. Doesn’t get more outdorky. But if you’re not here for that exactly, best move along yesterday. The Neutro in action. I’ve always held the conviction that whomever names Arc’teryx products wanted to be Jean-Luc Picard. This is a 35 dollar visor. It is also an exceptionally functional […]
Late Friday, on the mile and a half of continuous down from the Sun road to Reynolds camp, I ran into a ranger at dusk. He checked my permit and warned me about some guys coming up not far behind. Apparently they saw the little tent sign on the map, not far off the road, […]
While eating cookies and watching the sunset at my excellent ridgetop camp this past Saturday, I decided what the Bob Open course will be for next year: Benchmark to Black Bear. Details are in the tab, above. I’ve thought all along that it would change every year, to keep it interesting for me and everyone, with favored […]