Trip Report: Hot Springs Mountain

Last Sunday, I woke up with the dawn and broke like the wind to get in a solid walkabout. I initially had my eyes on a Cuyamaca walkabout, which has become my go-to for a longer, more involved hike that also features good views and a splash of fall color. But for a variety of …

The Hiker’s Handbook: What to Wear

Before I get into clothing, I have a confession to make. I'm going to say it loud, and I'm going to say it proud: I. Don't. Care. About. Gear. There. It's out. I don't care about gear. Not in the slightest. Sure, I love to wander around REI looking at expensive high fill down jackets, …