Another look at the validity of the 10 Essentials in the current age of ubiquitous communication and lots of information for hikers.
Mark O. Hatfield Trail ~ Oregon (June 2010)
A remembrance of a backpack through the Hatfield Wilderness before the 2017 Eagle Creek Fire.
Hike of the Seven Gables (September 1995)
An early days backpacking trip to Seven Gables in California's John Muir Wilderness.
Telescope Peak ~ Death Valley (Thanksgiving 1974)
A remembrance of one of my earliest (and coldest) adventures in Death Valley.
Gary Croan’s John Muir Trail (August 1956)
Notes from a backpack along the John Muir Trail in the far away days of August, 1956.
Trails of Oregon’s Rogue River (October 2018)
A compendium of hiking trails along much of Southern Oregon's Rogue River.