Bad hiking jokes (you’ve been warned)

Bad hiking jokes (you’ve been warned)

Hey guys. I just wanted to thank everyone for reading and sharing this blog. (It’s showing up in all kinds of places I never expected) When it started not long ago, I didn’t expect the emails, messages and other encouragement. I was just hoping people...
Running barefoot and in sandals (with video)

Running barefoot and in sandals (with video)

Alright, we are talking trail running. Well, really we are talking about something near and dear to me – running without shoes. In the past couple of years around Scranton, I’ve kind of become the “Hey, there’s that guy running without...
Let’s do some cooking

Let’s do some cooking

I know I said previously that I don’t really like to cook when I’m backpacking, but that doesn’t mean I don’t know how to do it, and as the nights start to get colder I’ll cook more. A warm belly before hitting the sack definitely...
Filtering your water. Yes you should

Filtering your water. Yes you should

A buddy of mine asked me a couple of weeks ago what I do for water when I’m out hiking for multiple days. That’s a pretty pertinent question because water is a THING when you are out in the woods. It’s not really a huge deal in the eastern part of...