Tip: Stay Found with Basic Navigation Skills

It was a dark and stormy day. Two travelers followed a trail which was clearly marked as they journeyed from the Florence Lake Ferry to connect back onto the John Muir Trail. They followed the trail nearly 2 miles before one of them had a funny feeling and she glanced...
Backpacking Tips:  Taking Pictures

Backpacking Tips: Taking Pictures

Tip:  To take great pictures, your camera must be handy and easy to use. In July 2014, I needed to choose a camera for my 21 day backpack on the John Muir Trail. After a lot of debate and evaluating many cameras, I brought my cell phone in a Lifeproof case. This was...