Articles written by: Carolyn Ellison

Carolyn Ellison

Weekend-warrior-backpacker, star-gazer, hammock seller, writer, iphone photographer, and festival goer living in beautiful Asheville, NC.

Sock it, Hike it, Love it
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Sock it, Hike it, Love it

It’s fall and the cooler temperatures are planning to stick around. Not to fret, we still have a good chunk of time of excellent hiking, backpacking, hammocking, and camping before winter shows its true colors. As you sadly move your favorite outdoor-sandal to the back of your closet and bring out [...]

6 Things to do Again Before Summer’s Over
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6 Things to do Again Before Summer’s Over

Don’t get me wrong, I’m excited for hoodies and pumpkin everything too. But I’m just not there yet. La vida long days and sunshine! And with about ten days until Fall officially begins, we gotta get out there and savor these last summer days! Who’s with me? ____________________________________________________________________________________ One Last [...]

The Backcountry Chef Chronicles
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The Backcountry Chef Chronicles

  ENOpians looooove to get outside and go camping. And everyone has their favorite part of camping. For some it’s trout fishing, night hiking, river rock hopping. For others it’s building the best campfire or lounging in a hammock reading a book. For me, it’s cooking. I make plenty of exceptions weight [...]

You Can Lead a Hiker to Water: Filter Choices
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You Can Lead a Hiker to Water: Filter Choices

Water is the essential element to life! And that fact is no different when you’re camping. Sure, if you’re car camping you can bring all the water you need. But for those longer backcountry treks it’s important to have plan as to how you will attain drinking water when your [...]

10 Facts on Wild Yellowstone National Park
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10 Facts on Wild Yellowstone National Park

1. It’s a first Setting a global example, Yellowstone National Park was the first National Park ever declared in the US. established in 1872. Now more than 180 countries have 1,900 similar protected parks.                     2. Bursting at the Seams Yellowstone [...]