While searching for bodyweight to backpack ratios I stumbled upon this awesome article on ultralightweight backpacking. Upon discovering the recommended max load of 25% of one’s “ideal body weight,” the discovery was quite timely. In reading it, I was greatly intrigued and inspired to rethink my selection of items to carry when we head out [...]
My back has been complaining more than usual. Correction: I’ve been “more aware” of my back’s complains this week. It may be complaining just as much but how I’ve reacted has been different. The first reason for the acute pain may be that I’ve been denying myself the use of ibuprofen. Instead, I’ve been reaching [...]
Ronin is so laid back that one might think that he has given up his rule of the roost. Don’t be fooled. When it matters, like where this stuffed animal is concerned, he knows how to lay down the law. GRRR! Who’s the alpha now?
With Independence Day smack dab in the middle of our upcoming escape from work, our trek into unexplored territory represents sort of an independence week manifested as 46 steep miles in pursuit of backcountry happiness. I can’t remember if I’d previously blogged about my hopes to have YaYa come along on this upcoming adventure. Given [...]