Modern Miracles, Rustic Charm

By Eva Glasrud Gentle granite slopes. Deep blue mountain lakes. No roads for miles… yet a charming group of lakeside cabins. Welcome to Lower Echo Lake, an El Dorado paradise I only discovered this summer… because of Rimadyl. For those whose doggie companions haven’t reached […]

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Honoring Friends

Working through losing your hiking buddies and unconditional companions Words and photos by Michael Polletta – Bivy Ambassador True friends are hard to come by.  People come and go, and people who you really think are friends often seem to fade away when it’s not convenient […]

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Bad Weather? Hike Above It.

By David Xiao I snapped awake and immediately felt the crisp, freezing cold. I have forgotten this kind of cold since I first set foot on the Pacific Crest Trail 5 months ago. I began at the Mexican border and now I am close to the end, the […]

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