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Sawyer: Water Filters and More

By Jennifer

Gear Review: Sawyer “Mini” water filter, Picaridin, Permethrin and Deet

When I began my first thru-hike on the Appalachian Trail, I did not carry a water filter. Warren Doyle, who has hiked the entire...

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Going Backwards

By Jennifer

During the summer of 2011, I was hiking to the top of Baldpate Mountain in Maine – on Day 5 of the Record Attempt – and I started to feel a really sharp pain in my right shin. By the time I reached the ridgeline, my leg hurt so badly …

 

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