Tag Archives: outdoors
Basic Hiking Gear: A Checklist
Is Glamping Really Camping?
The Myth of Maine Life
Hey Slackliner! Get a job!
From The West: My Family Visits the General
Roughly a month ago, my family flew 3,000+ miles from Maine to visit me in sunny California. My mother, step-father and brother landed in Sacramento and headed south on I-80 West. Once they settled into their hotel, we met up for a post-arrival, pre-travel-induced-passing-out dinner. Over various Italian foods, we caught up and discussed what […]
Roll that Beautiful Fly Fishing Footage!
My Favorite Blogs
HOW TO: Deal with Cabin Fever
It’s mid-winter, and I’m antsy. Shorter days, being stuck indoors, and lack of sunlight (plus – surprsingly – a lack of snow here in Southern Maine) will really take a toll on even the heartiest of souls. For some, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a very real problem that can lead to depression, anxiety, and […]
GEAR: Energy Generating Backpack!
From what I understand, a backpack that has accessories that create energy as you hike is nothing new, solar panels being the main form of energy generation. But Treehugger wrote up a post about this pack, developed by UPENN biologist Lawrence Rome brings it to a new level. Using an external frame loaded with a […]