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La Sportiva Xplorer Approach Shoes

La Sportiva Xplorer Approach Shoes

Approach shoes, like La Sportiva’s Xplorer, provide an interesting compromise between trail runners, climbing shoes, and more rigid hiking boots that may appeal to hikers looking to down size from heavy boots to a lighter weight hiking shoe without giving up the stability …

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Flat Mountain Pond Backpack

Flat Mountain Pond is located in the Sandwich Range near Sandwich Dome and the Sleepers

My friend Kris and I did a one-night backpacking trip to Flat Mountain Pond, in the Sandwich Range on the south side of the White Mountains. Located between Sandwich Dome and the Sleepers (mountains named after Kate Sleeper), we camped at the site …

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