`Dog of the Desert
08/10/2021 - So where is Tree Spring, anyway?
07/15/2021 - A porcupine in July
05/18/2021 - A Hiking fiasco in the Organ Mountains, and lessons for large hiking groups
05/13/2021 - A porcupine in May
01/03/2021 - Clams in the desert
10/12/2020 - The medallion trees in the Sandia Mountains
09/29/2020 - Say's Phoebes in the middle of the Rio Grande
09/07/2020 - A Hiker Rescue in the Sandias
08/22/2020 - Two More Hikers Get into Trouble
08/07/2020 - A Nectar-Robbing Carpenter Bee
07/20/2020 - Three Photos, One Story
06/17/2020 - The Irises at the Domingo Baca Cabin
07/13/2019 - A fall, an injury, and an intelligent response
02/18/2019 - Another Fall in the Sandias
08/03/2018 - Dehydration in the Desert
07/27/2018 - More on survival shelters
05/24/2018 - Another hiker's death from falling
12/31/2017 - Deuce of Spades Hiker's Trowel
08/13/2017 - A bear encounter and a newspaper column
07/27/2017 - Want to die? Falling is all it takes.
05/28/2017 - The Better Bear Bell?
05/13/2017 - Red or Green? New Mexico Chile for the Trail
02/19/2017 - Pants & Shirts
02/18/2017 - Boots & Socks
11/25/2016 - An open tarp shelter with the Dutchware continuous ridge line
09/25/2016 - More on emergency shelter
05/30/2016 - A look at the Delorme InReach SE
05/17/2016 - A hiker's death on the CDT near Chama
03/06/2016 - A minimum overnight backup kit
10/13/2015 - A look at the DD Ultralight 3 by 3 tarp
09/29/2015 - How big is a flash flood?
09/13/2015 - Pre-filtering Water
09/11/2015 - A Bear Attack near Los Alamos
09/04/2015 - Four Hiking Deaths in the Sandia Mountains
09/02/2015 - How to use a cell phone on a hike (mostly not)
08/15/2015 - A simple gravity feed system for the Sawyer Mini
08/08/2015 - How much water is enough?
08/02/2015 - A lighter (and cheaper) 24 hour backup kit