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, …

Hiker’s Handbook: Why Your GPS Track Lies about Distance

Imagine for a moment that you just completed an epic hike. Your handy dandy GPS application reported your distance at a whopping 17 miles. You screenshot your app, and post is to social media. Within minutes, you get some know-it-all saying, "Well, actually, that hike is only 15 miles." Punked! Either that know-it-all on social …

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