Things to know


Awe

by Andy Dappen A recent article in Parade Magazine discussed the power of awe in buoying happiness, healing psychological issues, and maintaining health. Some interesting quotes from the article: Awe is t... Read More...

Drinking a Pine so Divine

Disclaimer: Before bringing the kettle to a boil, know which tree needles you are brewing. Several trees are toxic - including ponderosa pine (such a shame considering its local abundance), common yew, and Norf... Read More...

Canister Stove Tricks

I’ve taken several multi-day trips this spring and summer with a Jetboil Stove, which like many lightweight stoves runs off canisters filled with a blended isopro fuel, and each time I pack I'm faced with the n... Read More...

Letter from a Raindrop

It is becoming that time of the year again. The weather is changing and Autumn is on it's way. To get in the spirit of a change of the seasons, check out this beautiful piece below (see link) by Glen Carlson. ... Read More...

Trail Do’s and Don’ts

by Matt Rose How many times have you rolled into a trailhead parking lot, and hit the trail without so much as a glance toward the kiosk at the beginning? We are all guilty--especially at trailheads we use fre... Read More...

Quest to Become a Slacker

by Molly Steere Like all good sports, slacklining has endured its ‘bad boy’ phase and is now becoming a fully integrated and accepted sport. From its Camp Four birth to its present-day popularity on campuses a... Read More...

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