Down the mountain

An awkward climb down the mountain The climb down the mountain is long and arduous. The snow is deep, and navigating the forested sections make the snowshoe work exhausting. The sun’s rays spur me along, and the few short miles finally end, as I reached the lowland. Sometimes when I’m trekking, my body just can’t … Read more

The MSR MiniWorks EX Microfilter Water Filter

The MSR MiniWorks EX Microfilter water filter

The MSR MiniWorks EX Microfilter Water Filter When I first began trampling the Boreal Forest and the high alpine, I would often quench my thirst by dipping my cupped hands into a creek, a river or a lake. This primitive method worked well and it always managed to quench my thirst. One sunny, summer afternoon … Read more

Suunto MC-2 NH Mirror Compass Review

Suunto MC-2 NH Compass Review

The Suunto MC-2  NH Mirror Compass I have updated this post from the original. I can be old-fashioned in many ways, especially when something works well. “Like my daddy used to say, … if it ain’t broke, … don’t fix it”! My father didn’t use those exact words, but often reminded me of this wisdom, … Read more