Month: October 2013

  • Sheep Reunion

    Sheep Reunion

    While the crybabies in Washington pouted, we went a’walkin A few months back my fellow wanderer of the backwood Bo — whom I met in Boy Scouts — and I hit upon the idea of organizing a reunion backpacking trip for all the old hats from our days as rowdy young Scouts. Naturally, we (I?)…

  • Sierra Club “Releases the Hounds!”

    Sierra Club “Releases the Hounds!”

    It’s no secret I hike with dogs, and the most recent issue of the Sierra Club’s Condor Call carries a piece I wrote for the Condor Trail-centric “Soaring the Los Padres” column discussing hiking and backpacking with dogs. You can view the entire issue here, but below I’m also sharing the content for those interested.…