Camping & Backpacking

Redlining the White Mountains

Camping & Backpacking / Features / Hiking / ZZBLOG POSTS

There is a grand project afoot among New England’s most accomplished hikers; it is one that transcends lists, the short-term, and affords years of exploration and challenge. Among those few hikers is my friend, Bill Robichaud. After repeatedly climbing... Read More »

Winter Traction 101

Camping & Backpacking / Climbing / Footwear / Hiking / Ski & Snowsports / ZZBLOG POSTS

Winter is the season of traction. Not needing to worry about your feet moving in a direction you don’t want while you’re walking on snow or ice can go a long way towards making your winter experience a pleasant... Read More »

Wind Chill Wisdom from the Mount Washington Observatory Staff

Camping & Backpacking / ZZBLOG POSTS

Wind chill–is there another weather term that is gushed about more yet understood less? How many times has a friend told you a story about a particularly cold day and said something like: “Yeah, it was 12 degrees at the... Read More »

Good To-Go: Delicious Dehydrated Meals Made In Maine

Camping & Backpacking / ZZBLOG POSTS

When it comes to choosing what kind of food to bring on a weekend camp-out or multi-day backpacking trip, convenience is king. You want easy to prepare meals with ingredients that won’t spoil, spill, or attract the attention of the furry... Read More »

Presidential Traverse Under the Super Moon

Camping & Backpacking / Features / ZZBLOG POSTS

We stepped out of the brush for, as far as I could tell, the last time, and clicked off our headlamps. It only took a minute for my eyes to adjust to a full moon. It floated off to... Read More »

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