Overnight snow camping with infants on Mt Lassen

We went snow camping with our infant twins recently. It was a great experience for us and them 🙂 We managed to fit all of us inside our two person mountaineering tent It was 38°F/3°C outside and we were camped on snow. We had a two person sleeping bag which did a good job ofContinue reading “Overnight snow camping with infants on Mt Lassen”

How we organize and store our backcountry gear at home

There are two main reasons why it helps to neatly organize backcountry gear: 1) everything in its place and a place for everything makes it easier to find things and you “lose” things less often 2) unpacking completely and packing each time before an outing ensures full awareness of the gear on you, important discussionsContinue reading “How we organize and store our backcountry gear at home”

Alpine Climbing Equipment

Alpine Climbing Equipment When going out into the backcountry, one has to be prepared for all kinds of weather. The goal is to read the weather and understand the conditions in advance and avoid running into a bad weather window to begin with. But it’s all a probability and everything helps in making sure youContinue reading “Alpine Climbing Equipment”