layering_strategies

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, I use three principles. First, bring as few different items as possible. Second, manage moisture (I […]

map-compas

Hiking routes and outdoor media and take guidance

The mobile or cellular phone is becoming essential as a safety measure for groups who are active outdoors relatively far away from civilization. This is particularly true since fewer people have expertise in the group, with a mobile tool to use in case of emergency, and that one should never abuse without the consent of […]