Ansel Adams was born February 20, 1902 in San Francisco, California and attained legendary status with his eventual work as an advocate and activist for the preservation of wilderness and the environment with a passion for photography where he discovered and explored new techniques, wrote many books ...Read More
GTM - Holden Stats : 10.6 mi, 5600' r/t Good trip with the 509 crew, basecamp in Carne basin, great colors and weather, after setting up camp Steve and I headed for the summit of Carne Mountain 7085' then dropped off to the pass below and the Carne High Route which is one of those unofficial ...Read More
If you are into hiking and backpacking and want to listen to meaningful discussions on different aspects of this lifestyle from experienced hosts then this is a podcast you will find very useful. Backpacking Light has put out a cutting edge podcast for the contemporary outdoor enthusiast. The Back ...Read More
September was a rather unsettled weather month here in Central Washington State and we had our first light snow of the Fall, not much but enough with the cold temperatures to signal the changes to come as we hiked briskly up the steep Blootjack Mountain trail Southwest of Leavenworth, Washington in ...Read More
One thing about being on the Far East Slopes of the North Central Cascades is the weather can be substantially better than a few miles to the West towards the Cascade Crest and completely different (often for the better) than what the area on the Cascade Crest is getting. The leeward side of the mou ...Read More
Gear Gone Wild : HMG Southwestern 3400 on the Carne Mountain High Route, Glacier Peaks Wilderness, WA.
Time and time again I find myself leaving home with my Hyperlite Mountain Gear Southwest 3400 ci (55L) cuben fiber backpack it is a simple, waterproof, bombproof backpack that has the fit and function that I minimally need at 2 lb. and here I am closing a multiday loop of the Carne Mountain High Rou ...Read More