Over every mountain there is a path, although it may not be seen from the valley.

3 Day Backpacking Trip

The Cheapskate is finally getting some dirt time! Before filling up my bag for a three day, warm weather trip, I took some time to put together a video showing my load out. This video is definitely too long, but it will reward those willing to endure it with a few weight saving tips and tricks to help lighten your load.

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How to prepare for hiking

If you’re new to hiking on our preserves, it can be daunting when you’re not sure what to bring with you. As a new or aspiring day hiker, there are a few things you need to know before hitting the trail… Watch our new video for tips on getting started and making any adventure go smoothly!