Pohono Trail, Yosemite – Glacier Point to Tunnel View

Pohono Trail

Pohono Trail is one of the popular backpacking trails in Yosemite backcountry and for obvious reasons. It’s stunning to say the least. This 13-mile long trail can be done in various combinations as I described below. From Glacier Point to Tunnel View – Net loss in elevation. From Tunnel View to Glacier Point – Net …

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Caribou Lakes Trinity Alps – Backing Guide

Caribou Lakes Trinity Alps

Caribou Lakes Trinity Alps is a strenuous out and back trail located near the town of “Forks of Salmon” in Northern California. Not for the faint heart, this backpacking trip is not for a faint heart. It’s not just the elevation and distance, it’s also the heat that will make the hike challenging. Nevertheless, it’s …

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Boulder Lake Trinity Alps – Everything You Need to Know

Boulder Lake Trinity Alps

Consider Boulder Lake Trinity Alps, in Northern California, as a sample to what lies ahead in the Trinity Alps wilderness area. Consequently one of the most popular hiking trails in the wilderness for obvious reasons that it’s a shorter distance to reach the alpine lake and as you would expect, beautiful lake with mountain backdrop. …

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Mesmerizing Tilicho Lake Trek – Route, Itinerary & Details

Tilicho lake trek

Tilicho lake trek is one among 100s stunning and strenuous treks you can possibly attempt in the Nepal Himalayas. Due to the fact Tilicho lake trek is part of the popular Annapurna Circuit, the tilicho trek has been lot of attention from fellow hikers. Yet, the trek to Tilicho lake is probably only attempted by …

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Most Beautiful Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route 8 Days – Itinerary and Description

I climbed Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route in 8 days, because I wanted to take enough time to acclimatize and actually enjoy the hike instead of rushing through it. Gusting winds, scree from the rim, 1285m (4215 ft) altitude gain, rapidly freezing water, mid-night  summit-day start, and loss of appetite due to mountain sickness – will strip …

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How to Sterilize baby bottle on hikes and travels?

Sterilize feeding bottle

  We have been traveling with my son, now a 19-month old toddler, since he was 5 months old. Sterilizing his feeding bottles on hikes and travels has been one of the high priority tasks on all our trips. He has been to 7 countries and several camping trips and I finally nailed the process. …

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Backpacking food – Bread options

I have been experimenting with bread alternatives on long backpacking and camping trips to add variety to the food options. Here are my favorite choices so far. Matzo (Matzah) bread : So what is Matzo bread ? (If you already don’t know) : Known as “Food of Faith”, this unleavened bread is eaten during the …

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Can you bring backpacking food to Chile?

Almost everyone who goes on a W-trek or O-trek of Torres Del Paine asks this question as a part of their planning. Can you bring backpacking food to Chile? I have already addressed this topic in the Patagonia packing list. However, this topic deserves bit more digging if you are a foodie, vegan or a …

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Corcovado National Park Hiking

Osa peninsula,Costa Rica is home to the largest rain forest in the Pacific Central America, Corcovado National Park. This park is so diverse and is celebrated as “the most biologically intense place on Earth”. To get to Osa peninsula from San Jose, I flew a small 10-seater plane. It was a $250 for the round-trip. The …

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