Gear · Hiking Gear

Gear Review: Hill People Gear Runner’s Kit Bag

In early summer of 2003, on a trip into the Olympic Mountains, I met the Hill brothers. They became a legend*. I think mostly it was envy of their tent setup that included a light weight wood stove. Sitting on the outside of their tent, the flaps open and the heat pouring out as a… Continue reading Gear Review: Hill People Gear Runner’s Kit Bag

Gear · Hiking Gear

What’s In My Daypack 2020

Years ago I was a happy UL (ultralight) hiker. I carried very little, I would do 4-day trips with a large daypack on. I was also on a high from the "there I was" tales. I once got into an argument on a trail about misery and hiking with a hiking partner, where I snarkily… Continue reading What’s In My Daypack 2020