Black Rock Gear Urban Bug Out Backpack

Willis Wall Pose Poised for World Wide Infection

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu: May 4-May7, 2019

Outdoor Research Skyward II Jacket/Pants Review

Skiing the Blackcomb Glacier, Whistler B.C.

Enlightened Equipment Copperfield Wind Shirt Review

Willis Wall Holiday Video 2018

Wonderland Trail Hike #31 (2018)

Mt. Rainier All Trails Project

Fingal’s Cave, Staffa, Scotland

Nunatak #D Quilt (15 degree)

MRNP: Huckleberry/Grand Park Loop

MRNP: East Eastern Loop

Wonderland Trail Outlook: 2018

Zion National Park

Plexamid: ZPacks Newest Solo Single Pole Tent

Olympic Peninsula Bike Orbit: Apr 22-25, 2018

Outdoor Research Wilderness Cover Review

Enlightened Equipment Recon Bivy Review

Outdoor Research Wilderness Cover Review

Paradise to Longmire Bike: Update/Newly Paved

Willis Wall Happy Holidays 2017 (video)

The RV Conundrum: Making do with a 2002 Chevy Avalanche

Orbiting 6 PNW Volcanoes

Glacier Peak Circumnavigation August 18-22, 2017

Salsa Cutthroat Rival Shakedown 8/14/17

Success Cleaver, Mt. Rainier National Park

RIMROBOD 2017: An out and back bike within the confines of Mt. Rainier National Park entailing 121 miles and 15,600 feet of climb...includes video

SKINdependence Day 2017: a hike/skin/ski of the Russell Glacier (from 9500') on Mt. Rainier

High Snow Year: Two Parks, Two Days, Two Hikes

GoPro Hero 5 Black Review

Classic Temperate Rain Forest: The Hoh, Olympics

Nunatak Skaha APEX Ultralight Jacket Review

Time to Move (from the Gym) Outside:  Includes a review of the Inov8 ArcticClaw 300 shoes

Hiking Tools: Design, Trial, Assess, Repeat

Willis Wall Songs and Instrumentals

Willis Wall Blue Christmas

Zimmerbuilt builds my "Ultimate Pack System"

Mt. Rainier Grand Tour: Observation Rock, Ptarmigan Ridge

Mt. Rainier Grand Tour: The Colonnade

Fastpacking Quiver for the Wonderland Trail

Mt. Baker Round-The-Mountain, Aug 23-24, 2016

Enchantments Transit

Mt. Rainier Bike Challenge

Confessions of a (Prior) Sponsored Hiker

Channel Islands National Park: Santa Cruz, 5-22/23-2016

Wonderland Trail snow outlook: 2016

Before the Roads Open: Biking Rainier

Bike Shock Session: Mt. Rainier

How to Experience Mt. Rainier NP in Short Segments     5 loop hikes that offer the best of the Wonderland but with vastly more flexibility with 2016's walk up only permit system

Wonderland Trail Planning 2016: Permit Chaos

Borah Gear Reviews: I cover use of the Snowyside eVent bivy, cuben bivy, down jacket and down vest

Screw This!     A short video about an alternative way down the mountain versus skiing ice

Willis Wall Year In Review 2015

Zimmerbuilt Custom Packs Review

Mowich Lake Loop     A day hike that loops over Knapsack Pass

Wonderland Trail Fastpack     A cap off of the season with a 3 day hike over this 93 mile trail

Mt. Rainier Success Divide     A day trip up this Divide to explore another part of the Grand Tour

Mt. Rainier Grand Tour Part 3 (North)     A one day 33 mile trip with 10,600' of elevation gain/loss

Exploring the Alpine Lakes Wilderness    

Mt. Hood Timberline Trail     The full trail including the "closed" section crossing Eliot Creek

Mt. Rainier Grand Tour Part 2 (Elysian/Moraine Loop)

Mt. Rainier Grand Tour Part 1 (East)

ZPacks Carbon Fiber Staff Review

Mt. Adams Round-The-Mountain (Truly)     A seldom done circuit around Adams going lower than the Green Trails map route

Wonderland Trail West 57 Miles     A hike to check conditions on June 9/10/2015

Mt. St. Helens Loowit Trail

Wonderland Trail Snow Outlook 2015

Panasonic LX100 Initial Review

Camp Muir in 6 Minutes     A time lapse of a 2:55 push from Paradise (5400') to Camp Muir (10,100')

Return to Enchanted Valley/ Olympic National Park     Checking up on the moved chalet

Summerland 2/18/15     A day hike to Summerland in the middle of winter? Yup, in this unusual year

Wonderland Trail Primer 2015     Some things to consider if planning this hike

Beyond Clothing: Outdoor Technical Wear     A Seattle based company that manufactures in the US

DeLorme InReach: Invaluable    

A Frozen Farewell to 2014

Willis Wall Year in Review: 2014

ZPacks Arc Slim Review

ZPacks Duplex Tent Review

2 Rare Transition Hikes     Sunset Park (Mt. Rainier) in November and the Flett Glacier in October

Mt. Rainier: Pyramid Peak

40 Hours on the Wonderland Trail     On this trip I didn't make it all the way

Mt. Rainier: The 7UP Hikes - Tokaloo Rock Loop

Mt. Rainier: The 7UP Hikes/Curtis Ridge-Old Desolate "T"

8 Days in the Pasayten Wilderness: Aug/2014

Mt. Rainier: The 7UP Hikes/Goat Is.-Banshee Loop

Mt. Rainier: The 7UP Hikes/Ruth-Burroughs Loop

STP (Seattle To Portland) Bike Ride 2014

2014 Gear Testing

Wonderland Trail Outlook 2014

Mt. Rainier Cornucopia     Skiing the Muir Snowfield

ZPacks Pointy Hat

New Tricks for Old Dogs     Taking up back country skiing at a ripe old age

Undercurrent: Enchanted Valley Chalet on the Edge     A visit to the endangered chalet from the encroaching river

Good Deals on The Clymb

The 7 Continents     Yup, I've set foot on all of them

Watch out for Beyond....Clothing, that is!

Rhino Camera Gear Mounts

Enlightened Equipment Enigma 50 Degree Quilt

Packing Cameras Part II

Black Rock Gear: Foldback Mitts/Original Hat

Willis Wall Snippets 2013

The Williswall Quiver: Shelter/Sleep

the Willis Wall Spin: Sawyer MINI Filter

Minimalist Shoe Trifecta

ZPacks Cuben Primer

Suluk46 T.E.A. System

The 2013 Graduation Hikes

Gossamer Gear Minimalist does STP

LSD Trip to Camp Muir (Mt. Rainier)

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