A quick and dirty way of estimating map mileage using a compass lanyard or similar sized string.
A map, guidebook or race course has one set of mileage listed. Your GPS device has more mileage listed or, rarely, less mileage. Why?
Bushwhacking may be off-trail. But not all off-trail hiking is bushwhacking. Here’s what I think are the differences.
Some thoughts and tips for dry camping.
A grab bag of some quick answers to some common questions I’ve answered over the years.