Hiking Archive

Backpacking Gear Unboxing Photos


Introduction It’s a hassle to shop for physical goods online because you don’t have the opportunity to put your hands on the item before making the purchase. For camping gear this means you can’t… Yank on a zipper to see if it’s sturdy. Set up a tent to see if your other gear will fit [...]

Hiking near Stid Hill in Bristol NY


Here are some pics from a recent hike I took in Bristol near Stid Hill.  Thanks to Paula for giving me some route advice. I took a Nokia N770 and GPS reciever with me and logged my return trip. Be sure to view the “Terrain” and “Hybrid” map types. Big kudos to John Costigan for developing [...]