Adam Gonet

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20 Great BWCA Trips: Exploring the Boundary Waters Canoe Area

The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is a natural landscape largely unchanged by human hands. If you haven't seen it, you're missing a great …

My guyline & tension system for tents, tarps, and hammocks

By onAugust 22, 2016 in Shelters, Skills 121<p>The guyline and tensioning systems normally found on backpacking shelters (including tents, tarps, and …

Bugle - iPhone App That Might Save Your Life

The Practical and Natural Simplicity of Backcountry Gear

Everyone has different objectives when they visit a Wild Place.<p>Some go to escape, some go to return, some go to get exercise, some go to fish or …

My sock systems for backpacking in 3-season conditions

By onJanuary 17, 2012 in Foot care, Footwear 19<p>In normal 3-season conditions, I carry just two pairs of socks on my backpacking trips. In wet …

Evernew Water Carry Bags

How to Keep Your Backpacking Gear Dry with Trash Compactor Bags

The first thing I do when I pack my backpack is to line the inside with a thick trash compactor garbage bag, like the kind you can buy in a …


A rattlesnake bite left one dayhiker fighting for her life. Read her harrowing survival tale:

Is this America's worst trail? Maybe, but one hiker can't help but love it anyway. A classic #longread from the archives:

You'll likely run into this handsome fellow on a multi-day outing in Badlands NP: #NationalParkWeek [image: Theodore Scott / Flickr.]

On this Zion Canyon hike, the panoramas will make you want to stay for hours: #NationalParkWeek

Hike, climb, and camp in a Montana wonderland of tundra, rugged peaks, and dreamy lakes. Have you been? #MontanaMoment #BPInspirations

A 48-mile instant classic in Great Smoky Mountain National Park: #NationalParkWeek

Capitol Reef National Park is a slickrock paradise for the adventurous: #NationalParkWeek

Knife skills every hiker should know:

Adventure awaits on a 54-mile trek across Rocky Mountain National Park and the Continental Divide: #NationalParkWeek [image: Miguel Vieira / Flickr.]

Hammock Camping Part III: Helpful tips and resources for a virgin hammock camper

By onDecember 10, 2012 in Shelters 24<p>Tags: Guest Post<p><i>Short-term, low-risk outings are ideal for discovering the optimal applications for and extreme</i> …

Andrew Skurka's Ultimate Hiker Course in the White Mountain National Forest

Two weeks ago I co-led Andrew Skurka’s 3 day/2 night Ultimate Hiking Course in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. It was my first time working …

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MSR Carbon Core Stakes vs Ruta Locura Sorex Stakes

So, as most gear heads already know, this years REI dividend has finally come, and as usual, it is paired with a 20% off sale. Now, I will admit, …

ULTRALIGHT BACKPACKIN' clothes (a tutorial)


Mike C's ULTRALIGHT TIPS - the DINKY stuff (part 2)



<b>Greetings Hikers,</b><p>The other day I got some PROBAR Fuel Bars and I pretty much instantly fell in love with them!<p>A little over a month ago I wrote about …

Soto Outdoors OD-1R Microregulator Stove - Long Term Review

The Soto OD-1R is an outstanding little canister stove for three season backpacking and it’s the stove I usually bring on a backpacking trips. …

First Look @ the Sawyer Mini Water Filter

A few days ago, I received an email from Patrick at Sawyer, asking me if I would be interested in checking out one of the new Sawyer Mini water …

Our JMT Thru Hike, What Worked & What Didn't