Hiking & Camping Guides

Glamping: Camping a Little Closer to the Beaten Path
Glamping: Camping a Little Closer to the Beaten Path

I will never forget the first time I went camping with certain very civilized friends of mine.. Even though there were only three of us, we had to take two cars just to fit all the luggage, and setting up our site took hours. For me, a traditionally minimalistic person, this seemed like yet another...

Jan 22, 2021
New York City Hiking Guide
New York City Hiking Guide

Yellow taxi cabs honking in stand-still traffic, intimidating buildings that loom so tall you feel like an ant, after-hours nightclubs and late night pizza stops; This is what people picture when they think of New York. While the state does offer a “big city, bright lights” spot on the map, it has a lot more...

Oct 08, 2020
“Hiking Trailer” Turns Backpackers Into Pack Draggers
“Hiking Trailer” Turns Backpackers Into Pack Draggers

A first glance, the Monowalker, a “hiking trailer” conceived in Germany, had me snickering. Come on! Man up! Carry it on your back!. But the more I think about…well…maybe it’s cool..?For one thing it can carry up to 100 pounds of gear. Try carrying that kind of weight on your back for a long distance. Ouch.....

Jan 12, 2011