10 Questions to Get to Know Someone Fast

For years, I have been working on a list of questions that would quickly reveal someone’s history and personality. Think of it like speed dating. Not everyone will agree to be “grilled,” but it’s a fun and informative activity when … Continue reading

Duct Tape – The 11th Essential

Every time I see an article about backcountry travel that lists the classic ten essentials (first drummed into all northwesterners by the Mountaineers), I shake my head in disbelief. Map, compass, sunglasses and sunscreen, extra clothing, headlamp/flashlight, first-aid supplies, firestarter, … Continue reading