Code of Ethics

Code of Ethics 2017-06-29T09:28:29+00:00

We are sponsored by no one. Nobody compensates us for publishing any content on this web site or elsewhere. We have purchased all of our gear unless otherwise noted in an article. We adhere to the Outdoor Blogger Codex.

We use affiliate links. If you buy anything after clicking an affiliate link, we earn a 4-10% commission, without any extra fees for you. We donate all revenue to non-profit organizations that focus on open space protection in the three regions where we do most of our backpacking: San Francisco Bay Area, Southern Utah, California’s Sierra Nevada. In 2017 we are donating all affiliate revenue to Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance and Grand Canyon Trust to support their efforts to protect Bear’s Ears and Escalante Grand Staircase National Monuments.

Our affliliates: Amazon, Backcountry, CampSaver, Hyperlite Mountain Gear, Moosejaw, OMCGear, Patagonia, REI, ULA