HOW I DO A 3 DAY BACKPACK & Links to all the Best Gear & Supplements

 WARM UP WITH A 3 DAY BACKPACK IN ALPINE COUNTRY Introduction:  For a photo essay on my (so far) 58 year evolutionary history with backpacking in the High Country, from a beginning using equipment that saw action in World War II against the Japanese, down to pretty good lightweight equipment used in 2009, go to …

“ARE YOU ALIVE?” — the “ACID TEST” — KSL OUTDOORS podcast — SAVING LIVES….1st MINE!

“ARE YOU ALIVE? I was actually in the front seat of my car with the seat inclined and resting after my “ACID TEST BACKPACK” and was very tired–looking like you see me below. An armed  FOREST SERVICE law enforcement officer had stopped near Bald Mountain Pass in the Uintas, as apparently I looked pretty bad, and he …

NEW: 8/9-12 BACKPACK TO NATURALIST BASIN See details below– A GREAT LETTER FROM A HIGH UINTA FRIEND –Previous=AN EXPERIMENTAL BACKPACK TO UNCOVER MY VULNERABILITIES & ACHIEVING THE GOAL OF ZERO DEATHS IN THE UINTAS,

ANOTHER EXPERIMENTAL BACKPACK TO HOPEFULLY OVERCOME VULNERABILITIES to THE NATURALIST BASIN—seen below. Will be from August 9 to 12th leaving from the Highline Trailhead. For details see in the book, pages 163, 164 & 167. Click on the following SPOT to go to Spot Website and see where I am every day. I’ll do the …

1st BACKPACK to SCOUT-LOFTY LAKES LOOP – EXPLORING THE HIGH UINTAS–FULL SPEED AHEAD–enjoy the INCREDIBLE VISIONS OF NATURE–SAFELY! “The BOOK” will SAVE LIVES–MAYBE YOUR LIFE or THAT OF A LOVED ONE! — Thumb Drives available. — Links to recent YouTube videos — Caution on Spring Canyon “jeep trails!”

THE SCOUT-LOFTY-KAMAS LAKES LOOP from the Pass Lake Trailhead will be done as an experiment to see how I adjust to high altitude and see if my back pains will permit me to continue backpacking or not, I have been given a shot in my spine, but which hasn’t taken effect yer, but I hope …

BACKPACKING FINALLY! ENJOY IT SAFELY — GET THE BOOK NOW AT $19.95, still a steal with 1,600 color photographs and 120 maps–106 of them topographical to guide you to all the lakes of the Uintas. The other 14 maps will guide you on the 856 mile AUTO LOOP TOUR, or portions of it.

IMPORTANT NOTE TO BUY BOOK: I suggest you choose PayPal as it is the fastest. You don’t have to have a PayPal acct. just click on it, then click on “Create an Account,” and you will be given options for the Credit or Debit card of your choice.. THUMB DRIVES WITH THE BOOK — available for …

CHECKING THE REASONABLE CAPABILITY OF AN OLD GUY IN HIS 83rd YEAR

I’ve been known to be stubborn……. and admit being OLD & HALF WORN OUT…… BUT INSIST I’M NOT STUPID–with the half of me that still works pretty good capable of more than you could imagine! But being in my 83rd year,  and the 16th  of my HIGH UINTAS WILDERNESS PROJECT, is reason to be cautious….but it got …

2014-2015 Backpack TOPO MAPS and ELEVATION PROFILES

Trip #1 – LAKE FORK TRAILHEAD – to Upper Brown Duck Basin – Short-cut to Atwine, Clements,   Stewart, X-78,   Twin, Mud, Aspen, Island and Brown Duck Lakes – back to Trailhead.  10 lakes including some no-name lakes, 25 miles, 3-4 days.    Trip #2 – LAKE FORK TRAILHEAD – to East Basin Pass-Basin, Horshoe, Picture, X-83, Three Lakes, Cleveland Pass-Lake, Squaw …

BACKPACK/EXPLORATION #2 – 2017 To THE GRANDADDIES & JEFF LAKE & The HIGHLINE TRAIL for 2018?

Click for PREVIOUS POST *****************************  UPDATE:  Thursday, August 17, 2017- THE BACKPACK WAS SUCCESSFUL —  WITH THIS  PHOTO/REPORT  YOU WILL SEE THE FIRST PHOTO OF JEFF LAKE It follows the introduction below…..so scroll down  slowly & enjoy: **************************** INTRODUCTION:    BACKPACK/EXPLORATION  to: THE GRANDADDY BASIN & JEFF LAKE NOTE: All of us Utahns in the last …

GRANDADDIES BACKPACK….”REVEALING” — “CHEERS in the HIGH UINTAS” — NOW THE EXCITING PUTTING OF IT ALL TOGETHER FOR THE ENJOYMENT & LIFE SAVING BLESSING OF OUTDOOR LOVERS

Click  for PREVIOUS POST **************UPDATE…July 15….Maybe I am both “stubborn” & “stupid” …as another backpack is already planned for mid-August as I JUST HAVE TO GET TO JEFF LAKE, and gradually get it all done!   If you go to the end of the following photo/essay, you’ll understand what I’m saying here!So, in addition to the …