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Tents to match my Mountains!

Tents to match my Mountains!

Tents to match my Mountains! A backpacker who wants to live in the mountains for 5 months is going to experience (for good and bad) everything nature can throw at him/her. For example, it simply has to be expected that the weather won’t be ideal the whole time!...
Photo Analysis

Photo Analysis

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” – Benjamin Franklin. I was looking at this picture that I placed in a JMT comment this morning and I asked myself, “What would happen to the central figure, if he slipped and fell downhill?” I want...
Who is Mountain Education, Inc. for?

Who is Mountain Education, Inc. for?

Who is Mountain Education, Inc. for? Mountain Education, Inc. (MEI), is a non-profit, public charity (501c3), wilderness school whose sole purpose since 1982 has been to be the Teacher, Coach, Athletic Trainer, Band Leader, School Nurse, Spiritual Mentor, Science Lab...
2023 PCT Thru-Hikers, March starters:

2023 PCT Thru-Hikers, March starters:

2023 PCT Thru-Hikers, March starters: Hazardous Weather concerns… Whether you start on your Permit Date or wait and see what happens, this is what is going on. You must decide what you’re willing to expose yourself to. The Storm Door remains open, as you...