As the holiday season approaches, days get colder, and that familiar smell of peppermint-and-pine-and-spice fills the air, there’s another thought that hits my mind: time to start buying gifts. It's not that I'm all of a sudden filled with amazing gift ideas and I'm ready to shop - oh no. I just see all the … Continue reading Gifts for Gearheads with Too Much Stuff
I'm going through another one of those need gear now phases. You know the one - where you just really, really, really want some new, shiny, piece of equipment to add to your growing collection. For me, right now, it's new climbing shoes. I keep looking at them, thinking about buying them, even going as far as … Continue reading So You Want New Gear?
Happy first weekend of Eco Challenge! If you've never heard of the Eco Challenge, it's an event sponsored by the Northwest Earth Institute, and it challenges participants to make changes to their environmental impact for fourteen days in a row. I think this quote from their site sums it up well: “Common wisdom says it … Continue reading tips for reducing waste (when out camping or backpacking)