First Aid Kit I have tailored this to fit my needs since I usually hike either completely alone or with just a dog. I don’t carry things like splints because I haven’t had the need for one, even after badly spraining my ankle while hiking or even after breaking my leg not on the trail….
Here are some stories and photos of trips I’ve taken in the past. High Country Pathway 2005 Trip Photos 2005 High Country Pathway 2004 Potowatomi Trail 2004 Manistee River Trail 2002
These are a couple of files I created when I was still planning to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail in 2004. Since I never did that trip they’ve been sitting on my laptop’s hard drive ever since. I believe they would be useful for many types of trips, not just hiking. For instance, a cross-country bicycle…
2008 This was so long to knit. I couldn’t get it right, but it finally worked out.
Knitting needle and crochet hook charts with printable PDFs.
Sick of paying $10 or more for a good leash that you trash on the first trail outing? Don’t want to pay the high prices for custom lengths? Make your own. Here’s how. Snaps- Brass is good for any time when it’s cold. More expensive than steel, but worth it if you do a lot…
I like making these. No time to speak of to make yet you feel like you really accomplished something. Materials needed: 1″ nylon web- desired strap length + 8″ 1″ ladder lock. Poly thread needle
Remember, a properly licensed hunter has every bit as much right to be in the woods as you. With a little thought and care hiking during hunting season can be a safe experience.
Hot weather can lead to several serious health or safety concerns in both you and your dog. WIth a little preparation you can still enjoy the summer months with your dog.