The Thumper Diaries

I found myself riding a fairly beat-up motorcycle across desert highlands in Bolivia, a quote from Back to the Future 2 bouncing around in my head just as all of my gear was bouncing over rocks…

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Field Tested :: Sans Meal Bars

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in Overland Journal’s Gear 2022 Issue. I found Sans Meal Bars when searching for backpacking edibles to munch on while hiking. They had great reviews, a clean ingredient list, and…

Plan the Experience

“Are those the Bears Ears?” my brother Rob questioned as he pointed at red rock formations to our south. “Sure, I guess those look like large ears.” I knew the Mormon pioneers blazed an overland route through here…

Destination :: Capileira, Spain

Nestled in the Sierra Nevada mountain range, at an altitude of 4,711 feet (1,436m), is the quaint village of Capileira. The first time I set eyes on this idyllic settlement I was descending from 7,355 feet…