Outdoor Guide: Time to Start Planning for 2021!

Have you started planning for 2021? Believe it or not, it’s time to start planning your outdoor trips that include thru-hiking trips, backpacking, and camping trips. I admit I made the mistake of not disclosing this reservation information because it will increase the likelihood of not getting a campsite. I realized this is a tacticContinue reading “Outdoor Guide: Time to Start Planning for 2021!”

What’s in the Pack? Yosemite Backpacking Edition

Big 4 + its accessoriesšŸ’„Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL2 2017 Edition (Stephen carries)šŸ’„Big Agnes footprintšŸ’„Thermarest NeoAir Xlite Sleeping Pad (new, old one popped)šŸ’„Osprey Packs Aura 65LšŸ’„Osprey Rain CoveršŸ’„Enlightened Equipment revelation quilt customized for 10 degrees, 850 downtek, extra long, extra wide, navy blue outside, orange in the side. 2017 Cost: $313, now $420.22šŸ’„ Water-proof green stuff sackContinue reading “What’s in the Pack? Yosemite Backpacking Edition”

Yosemite NPS Backpacking Trip: COVID19 Times

How to Obtain Backcountry Permits at Yosemite National Park: Link: https://yosemite.org/planning-your-wilderness-permit/ Prior COVID 1. Apply 6-months in advance 2. Walk-in 24 hours before your trip, which may include waiting outside hours prior. Yosemite allocates 40% percentage of permits for walk-in permits. It allows locals like us to take a chance to backpack. COVID19 There are noContinue reading “Yosemite NPS Backpacking Trip: COVID19 Times”