Lonesome Lake, Idaho

Take the Rod

When I go backpacking, I usually bring along a 7.5' three-weight fly rod. It's light and packable. It's also a Three Forks combo from Cabela's, which makes it a low-end-yet-high-quality rod that's a wicked good...
Adidas Hydroterra Shandal Shoe Review
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Adidas Outdoor Hydroterra Shandal Water Shoe Review

The Adidas Outdoor Hydroterra Shandal Shoe is my all-around favorite lightweight water shoe. As the "Hydroterra" water and land name suggests, this unit is part mesh water shoe, part slip-on sandal, part do-eve...
bmw r 1200 gs bike next to salmon river

200 Miles on a BMW R 1200 GS

Salmon River pullout for a 2005 BMW R 1200 GS road trip. Great day, awesome bike. Click to enlarge. Took a 200-mile ride last weekend on a buddy's bike -- a 2005 BMW R 1200 GS, which is the celebrated adven...
Weekends Are Not for Running Errands

Weekends Are Not for Errands

If you get the lawn done on Thursday, your weekend options open up. I was out running errands on a Saturday, just happy to get out of the house after being cooped up inside with nasty weather all week, and ...