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Backpacking the Three Garfields in the Pemigewasset Wilderness

Mt Garfield and its western subpeak

There are three Garfield Mountains along the Garfield Ridge Trail in the Pemigewasset Wilderness (of New Hampshire’s White Mountains), although you’re probably only familiar with the tallest one on the four thousand footer list. The other two peaks, West (3667′) and East …

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Gorilla Grip Bushwhacking Gloves

Gorilla Grip Gloves - Grippy Surface

My hands get pretty torn up on 3 season bushwhacks – so much so that it looks like I’ve been in a fight with a spruce tree, which is the case more often than not! I won’t try to defend bushwhacking, which …

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BioLite CampStove – The Substance Beyond the Hype

BioLite Wood Burning CampStove

The BioLite CampStove received a huge amount of media attention this summer for being the first camping stove that can burn wood for cooking and recharging USB-enabled electronic devices. That’s a bunch of baloney, in my opinion.¬†There are far better ways to …

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