I’ve started making homemade energy bars. I got tired of big brand bars with chemicals, preservatives, or too much fiber. A lot of the bars I bought in stores give me an upset stomach and deplete my energy. By making my own bars, I can control exactly what I’m eating. Continue reading
Karja wants to know more about sleeping in a backpacking hammock. She’ll be attending my upcoming Intro to Backpacking event with Hudson Valley Hikers at Harriman State Park. She asks:
Is it a sane and good idea (when trekking through the woods with an abundance of trees) to sleep in a hammock?
Frances wants to know more about trekking poles. She’s asking to prepare for my upcoming Intro to Backpacking event at Harriman State Park. The event is part of Hudson Valley Hikers and beginners will get to try out a variety of gear Her question is:
My question is whether I need to get those hiking sticks if I really get into hiking?