Tagged: outdoor recreation

Blue Hills Reservation

Located just a few miles from downtown Boston is the 7000 acre Blue Hills Reservation. What makes Blue Hills very popular with Bostonians and outsiders alike is the view from atop Great Blue Hill....

The People You Meet At Climbing Gyms

Take a light-hearted humorous look at some of the stereotypes we see at the climbing gym. The Thrutcher This is the guy who has never been taught any technique at all, and is totally cool...

How to: Make Your Own Doggy Backpack

Want to make your own doggy backpack for a camping trip with the little one? Here’s how! Buying a soft blanket is cheaper than getting fabric. Elastic, the largest zipper i could find and...

Climbing Anchor and Belay Stations

Climbing belay stations are climbing’s most important anchors . Your and  your partner’s lives literally depend on them. 1. The rules for placing gear for anchor stations, whether for lead or top rope situations are...

Laura’s Pick: Petzl Tikka Plus 2 Headlamp

You might think that the best piece of gear I took with me to South America was something like my Ariel Osprey Pack or my waterproof Patagonia boots, or my ultra light quick-dry towel,...