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Mountaineering and trekking

Warm Is Right

Layering strategies for alpine routes and bivouacs What to wear? It’s the perennial question when packing for an ice route or alpine peak. When I plan my clothing and bivouac systems, whether for a one-day or a multi-day route,…

Sipsey Wilderness - Borden Creek Trail

Sipsey Wilderness – Borden Creek Trail

General Location. Located in Bankhead National Forest, in Winston County near the town of Double Springs. Length & Difficulty: 2.7 miles, easy. Elevation Change: 150 feet maximum. What’s Special: High cliffs, cave passage, biodiversity. Topo Maps: Bee Branch USGS…



In the woods “Ole Bushy Tail” will play hide and seek; him hiding you seeking. He always keeps a limb or trunk of a tree between you and him. He can be spotted in early morning and late afternoon.…


RF health and outdoors

One of the adverse health less discussed (but controversial) of the latest wireless technology applications is the radio frequency, widely used in outdoor activities on phones, walkie talkies, handies, Wifi, Blutooth and other communications equipment, guidance, etc. Among the…


Reduce your impact on other visitors

Reduce your impact on other visitors. Being friendly and outgoing toward other hikers and campers is a natural trait of backcountry visitors, but every visitor has a desired level of socialization or solitude. Around shelters or designated camp sites,…

muskie guide

Mike Lazarus Muskie Guides

Qubec Canada he makes trophy muskie fishing look so easy! To most muskie fishermen, catching a 50-inch fish represents a lifetime ambition; only a handful ever attain this goal. In one year Mike Lazarus boated and released 29 muskies…