Sawyer Mini Modifcation

What’s not to love about the Sawyer Mini Squeeze filter?  Well, for one thing, the provided “dirty” water bladder isn’t very convenient.  The bladder is designed to be attached to the filter so that the water can be squeezed through it.  However, the opening of the bladder is around an inch wide.  One must either […]

A Review of The Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail

  I was asked to write a review of the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail for a great outdoors website: HikeByFaith.  If you’re familiar with me or my own web site you’ll know that I’m a huge supporter of the trail.  In spite of my obvious affections for the trail, I will strive to provide an honest, straightforward […]

An Interview With the Author of ‘The Nephilim’

This week I had the chance to catch up with Dane Cramer, the author of The Nephilim: A Monster Among Us.  However, what makes this article both woefully awkward and incredibly pitiful is that I am actually Dane Cramer.  So, I’ll be playing the part of a notable author as well as a renown correspondent.  Yeah, […]

Hammock Stealth Camping – Failed!

Ever since the spring of this year, I had been dreaming of doing some hammock stealth-camping at a particular spot. The site is located along one of my favorite trails.  I’ve walked past the spot many, many times, and have always loved it.  It is a secluded location.  The trail winds across the breast of two, […]