transporting drinks by bicycle

Hi, This post is a slight departure from the backpacking trip reports and outdoor gear posts I normally put up. It is related to living an outdoor life. I’ve been using the bicycle for grocery runs of varying sizes for the past few years. This morning there was (is?) a great sale at Surdyk’s Liquor…

hiking camera gear

Hi, The most useful part of this post, might be where I link to other people at the end. hahaha. Here are some possible gear set-ups for hiking and backpacking. Mainly, I’m thinking cheap and available. 11-16 and 50mm ultra wide angle + short tele (portrait lens) 18-55 normal zoom 70-200 longer zoom There are…

Common questions about alpine touring, answered

I have a pair of alpine downhill skiing boots, can I use those with an alpine touring (randonee?) setup? Yes How do you size normal alpine vs randonee vs telemark skis? I usually am comfortable with 160cm alpine skis…should I look for identical length tele / randonee skis? Pretty similar length between the three. Some…