Helpful multi-day hiking pointers that I have developed over my time spent on the world’s most beautiful trails.
You’re at the complete mercy of Mother Nature when trekking into the wilderness. Volatile weather, sparse water sources, steep and brutal terrain — its all a fact of life in the unpredictable back country. Harsh conditions will test your resilience and push your gear to the limits. If you’re trying to put together an effective […]
On July 7th of 2014, I embarked on Iceland’s most famous multi-day trek, the Laugavegurinn Trail – four days of waterfalls, glaciers, and harsh, unearthly landscape. It did not go well. Below is an excerpt from an email I sent to my family describing the events of that evening. I hiked my ass off […]
The gear you bring along on a multi-day trek can make or break the trip. Too much weight, poorly fitting boots, or an uncomfortable backpack will distract you from your surroundings and slow you down. I have spent years researching and accumulating what I believe is the best lightweight gear for a comfortable multi-day […]