Thinking about car camping this winter? Here are the dos and don’ts of van life in the winter to stay warm, safe, and have fun.
Helena Guglielmino [pronounced in bad English as ghoul-you-meano] is a Reno-based writer, hiker, backpacker, and explorer of anywhere her 8-year-old lab mix leads her. When not writing, but most especially while writing, she enjoys basking in the fantasies of unturned stones and far-off lands. Follow along at storiesbyhelena.com
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Adventure is thin without the threat of a little danger, right? It can be thrilling to hike along the slender trail at the summit of a grand mountain or careening 45 miles an hour down a ski run, tossing aside the anti-straightlining rules. However, some adventures push the boundaries a little further than most, each [...]
Late June 2021, Lake Tahoe, California. It’s maybe 82 degrees, but along the trail, there’s no shade from trees. There’s also no water. Five miles (uphill) until the next water source; nine miles from the previous one. The three liters of water we carried in are almost gone between my dog and me. The sun [...]