In this installment of Unboxed, I take a deeper look under the lid of my first regular BattlBox shipment—BattlBox March 2017.
For the fourth year running, I present to you, dear reader, my list of life-affirming durable goods perfect for the adventurer or the adventurous at heart.
Instagram account youdidnotsleepthere reminds us that while Instagram photos can showcase beautiful imagery, they can also tell beautiful lies.
If you’re serious about coffee on a road trip, the only way to go is to make it yourself. Here’s what you’ll need to brew the perfect travel coffee.
When it comes to keeping biting insects at bay, nothing works quite as well as a liberal dose of Ultrathon Insect Repellent.
If I’m going to use a hammock, I want to be using the Trail Nest Rooftop Hammock Stand.
In this installment of Unboxed, I peel back the lid on the BivySak March 2017 subscription box.
This is what happened when Finnish coffee company Paulig asked designer Luca Zannoto to make a really tiny cup of coffee from a single coffee bean.
Check out The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide, Second Edition: Tools and Techniques to Hit the Trail, the newest edition of Andrew Skurka’s essential guide, one of the best resources for long distance hikers.
Instagram v Twitter v Flickr: Filter Face-Off!
I thought it might be interesting to see how the filters on Instagram, Twitter, and Flickr stack up.
Red Hulk: Resolution
Earlier this year my daughters and I started an epic adventure to buy Red Hulk Volume 1 from a local store. And while the adventure itself was indeed epic, it comes to a rather boring end: I bought it from Amazon.
One Man, 14 Beers: An Afternoon at L.A. Beer Week
One Sunday in 2012, I spent a few hours at Union Station drinking beer in the hot sun during the 4th Annual L.A Beer Week Festival.
Growing Up Packers: Memories of Bad Calls
So now the real referees are back on the job officiating the NFL ( and none too soon ), but I’ll be honest — I’m going to miss the replacements.
John Muir Trail Encounters: Mama Bear & Monkey
Inside the Stone Hut at Muir Pass, I met Heather (trail name “Mama Bear”) and Sierra (trail name “Monkey”), a mother-and-daughter team who were hiking the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) together.
John Muir Trail Solo Adventure: Complete
John Muir Trail solo report TL;DR version: I finished.