I always bring earplugs when I backpack, partly to keep my brain from misinterpreting noises outside the tent (see The Bear Who Wasn’t There) and partly to block out the […]
I was woken by an animal growling outside my tent. “A bear!” I thought, having seen bear scat and claw marks on trees all the way up the canyon. March […]
Find yourself spitting or urinating in front of strangers? You may be suffering from Backpacker Reintegration Syndrome.