So just what is this "Camino" thing anyway? Find out HERE!
It's "Camino Monday" and I have a new video on some popular hiking sandals. What is the best sandal for the Camino? Here I compare the Teva Hurricane XLT2 and the Xero Shoe Z Trail. Both are great for what they do, but there are significant differences that should be considered.
Can the Camino be done following ultralight backpacking standards? Yes! Is it a good idea? Read on! Ultralight Backpacking The goal of lightweight backpacking is to get one's carry weight down so that hiking long distances becomes easier. Minimalist travel is more important for thru-hikers (backpackers that travel long distances over longer times) than for … Continue reading Ultralight Camino?
Here is some video and pics from my North Dome hike in Yosemite. On this trip I tried out a new trekking umbrella and a water filtration system (gear reviews on those coming soon!).
Some of the most important clothing choices involve those that you can't see but sit closest to your skin. Although they are not often discussed, the right socks and briefs can make a huge difference to your hiking experience. For the Camino, you'll want the best! Click HERE for more!
My Columbia Silver Ridge™ Convertible Pants are a staple of my hiking clothing, but when I bought a new pair in a different color, things changed for the worse. This video explains what happened and how to fix it!
The other day I was at Wal Mart waiting for a prescription to come through and as I walked around, I started noticing that they actually had some pretty useful gear. In fact, some of it was top notch! As the minutes turned into . . . tens of minutes . . . I started … Continue reading Cheapo Camino – Gearing Up at Wal Mart?