The Winners and Losers of My Gear List

You realize just how critical gear selection becomes when you spend a week’s time out in the wilderness and you rely solely on the choices you have made in your pack. Luckily, I already had a general idea of my personal preferences [everyone is different!] and weeded out the unwanted on my “test drive” in Washington. I highly … More The Winners and Losers of My Gear List

Hoh River Trail

Backpacking the Hoh River Trail was my first real backpacking trip and I absolutely loved it! Hoh River Trail is located in Washington’s Olympic National Park and can be easily accessed via the 101. A permit is required if you want to camp overnight on this trail – they are easily obtainable at the ranger’s station … More Hoh River Trail