Map, Compass & GPS

Map, Compass & GPS
Wild flowers along Fall Creek on the way to the Green Lakes - Oregon

Monday, April 7, 2014

A Backpackers Spring Cleaning

April and May are the months to shake out the gear and clean it up.  Anna from has some great suggestions.

Blue-sky days are creeping out of the Northwest winter— and so are we. Just around the corner are wildflower days on Mount Rainier, picnic lunches on the Olympic Coast and big mileage trips in the Cascades. But we still have a few more weeks of waiting. What better to do than a bit of spring cleaning to get ready for those long summer days? Here are all the tips and tricks you need to spring-clean your gear into tip-top shape for the upcoming season

To read the rest of Anna's post go here.

I would personally suggest that this is a time to replace batteries, old fuel canisters and check out the flashlights, headlamps, and GPS receiver.

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