outdoors

There’s plenty to do this time of year

June 21, 2022 // 0 Comments

Fishing season is finally here. The die-hards have been hitting the water for the last several weeks, but now even a lot of the higher country is free of ice. Be careful, [...]

Put a weather station in your hand

June 20, 2022 // 0 Comments

My dad gave me a Brunton ADC Summit a few years ago. The ADC is a handheld weather station. ADC stands for Atmospheric Data Center. You can strap it to your backpack or wear [...]

Outdoor lessons learned the hard way

June 6, 2022 // 0 Comments

While thinking about some of the wisdom I’ve gained from experiences in the outdoors, I thought of the most obvious piece of wisdom first: Don’t eat yellow snow. But [...]

Camping can get expensive if you let it

June 1, 2022 // 0 Comments

If you’re at all serious about camping, you can spend a small fortune – or even a large one, for that matter – on camping gear. Every time you head for the hills, you [...]

Don’t forget to look around you

May 20, 2022 // 0 Comments

I was out feeding the horses on Sunday morning, and a turkey vulture flew down into the pasture. As I watched, it landed just out of my view over the lip of a little rise. I [...]

Mornings are great for wildlife photos

May 10, 2022 // 0 Comments

I love to fish, but I’ll admit I’m not very good at it. In fact, I’m absolutely horrible. It doesn’t matter what I use for a lure – fish just don’t want whatever [...]

Getting lost isn’t always a bad thing

May 6, 2022 // 0 Comments

Most people try to avoid getting lost in the woods. I’ve long thought my dad’s goal was just the opposite. Every time we headed out into the wild, Dad would get us lost. [...]

I am at my limit for tires

May 3, 2022 // 0 Comments

So many things we like to have for running around in the outdoors involve tires. That’s good in that it allows us to get our gear out there to where we like to spend our [...]
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