Started Apr 28, 2012
People often ask me what tools I like to use when training, hiking, and climbing. I love how technology has made it easier to get and stay fit. Here are my top 5 favorite apps.
Note: I have an iPhone now but most are available on Android and other devices. Also don’t forget this earlier post on The Best Outdoor Apps.
Posted on January 24, 2013 at 3:30pm
Kilimanjaro 19,341' (5,895 m), the highest mountain in Africa was one of my favorite trekking experiences and a mountain that people ask me about often when it comes to training and preparation. That’s why I’ve decided to write down some tips specific to a successful Kili summit and safe return. I’m not going to get into too much of route descriptions, standard equipment, etc… but try and keep it to unique recommendations for Kili.
Although Kilimanjaro is not a particularly difficult…Continue
Posted on January 23, 2013 at 2:00pm
Essentials to pack for Snowshoeing
Snowshoeing is becoming more and more popular, not only is it fun but it’s a great way to get in shape or stay in shape during the winter. I find that snowshoeing for 5 miles is as good a workout for me as hiking 10. I’ve come across many people snowshoeing on the trail who are hours from the trailhead with no backpack and minimal gear. I think they’re taking an unnecessary risk. Mother Nature is much less forgiving in the winter…
Posted on January 17, 2013 at 6:18am — 1 Comment
Posted on January 14, 2012 at 7:02am
90% of avalanches affecting people are triggered by people. For anyone active in the snow, whether snowboarding, skiing, mountain climbing, snowmobiling or hiking, FitClimb Avalanche Safety Evaluator is essential to help you evaluate risks and avoid danger.
FitClimb Avalanche Safety Evaluator converts your Android mobile device into a Clinometer (slope meter) so you can accurately gauge the angle of a slope. It also helps you determine avalanche risk level and includes vital tips…
Posted on April 11, 2011 at 5:30pm