Favorites from the ‘Gear & Books’ Category
Here’s a sure cure for the winter’s-never-gonna-end blues: Tuck in with a copy of the best guide to Oregon waterways, and start planning a summer paddle adventure. Just about every doable river run is covered, and the authors supply the need-to-know info in a very clear, useful layout.
Don’t head out for an evening under the stars without one! The Star Wheel is both easy to use and easy to transport in a pack. Dial it in for the month and time, and it helps identify exactly what you’re looking at. Great stocking stuffer for budding astronomers! Get the Star Wheel through Powell’s [...]
This book could be described as John Krakauer meets Sigurd Olson; true crime meets nature essay; bio-abundance meets human consumption. It’s a factual look at the illegal felling of a giant Golden Spruce in the Queen Charlotte Islands – but the facts are often stranger and more compelling than fiction. In the end, it’s a [...]