This week: Wild selfies, the power of trees, and a PCT hiker’s diary.
Every Friday, gather here for the latest “Weekly Campfire,” in which we recap our most popular stories, plus articles and news that we think you’ll find interesting.
News and Stories From Around the Web
- Read this before you take that selfie with a wild animal.
- Granite Gear is sponsoring thru-hikers to pick up trash along the way.
- The EPA will propose repealing the Clean Power Plan, which was designed to lower carbon emissions from existing U.S. power plants.
- Are trees a part of public health? New report says yes.
The Latest From The Dyrt
- Join us as we follow 2 long-distance hikers on the AT and the PCT. They’re testing Gregory Maven packs along the way.
- The Dyrt Ranger Jenny R. shares journal entries from her first week on the Pacific Crest Trail.
- What goes on outside your tent at night? These videos offer a glimpse into the lives of nocturnal animals.
The Dyrt Camper Photo of The Week
Thanks for sharing this photo from Jumbo Rocks Campground in Joshua Tree National Park, Tara S.! Upload your own campground reviews and photos on The Dyrt, and you could be featured in The Weekly Campfire.
Happy camping, and we’ll see you at The Weekly Campfire next week!