High-class coffee in the backcountry? Hiking the Trail reviews a new packet with a built-in filter.
142 years after John Wesley Powell explored the Grand Canyon, you can still find places no human has ever been
— Richard Rudow, a serious modern-day explorer (see below)
On Thursday, July 26, between 7 and 10 p.m. CST, Outside will be screening, in its entirety, Dan Ransom’s 22-minute film about canyoneer Richard Rudow’s exploration of an undiscovered slot in the Grand Canyon. Watch at www.OutsideOnline.com or preview the trailer of The Last of the Great Unknown.
Waterproof coating for your phone? This company claims to have invented it. I’d be happy to review if they supplied the phone.
The REI blog gives some tips on day hikes in Yosemite National Park sans crowds. (As an office worker by day, I try to get off-the-grid on vacations and hikes. Unplugging is good for the soul.)
Also, Yosemite related…the LA Times reported that the Wall Street Journal’s extreme-sports columnist Michael Ybarra died in a rock-climbing accident in Yosemite.