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Two guys in the woods is about two guys, that sometime go into the woods, occasionally together. Our website is dedicated to backpacking, camping gadgets, and adventure stories around the camp fire. Mostly it’s an excuse for us to go on hikes, look at camping stuff, and chat.

As Tolkien aficionados we’ve always joked that one of of us is called to by the mountains (hence the dwarf) and one of us the sea (hence the elf). Now that we have hobbits of our own, it’s a chance to share what we’ve learned (from the mistakes we’ve made).

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Summer Adventures 2022 – Part 4 – Rockwall

Summer Adventures 2022 – Part 4 – Rockwall

Sometimes the 4th time is the charm. For the past few years, Rockwall has been my “White Whale”. It’s one of the premier backpacking trips in the Canadian Rockies with the backcountry campground at Floe Lake amongst the most popular in the National Parks system. At...

Summer Adventures 2022 – Part 2 Skoki

Summer Adventures 2022 – Part 2 Skoki

Day 1 – August 18th - Fish Creek trailhead to Baker Lake (12km, 750m elevation gain, 150m elevation loss) My second trip of the summer was a family trip with my son and daughter joining for this one. I had planned a two-night trip to Baker Lake and Merlin Meadows with...

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Canada & US

Our Backpacking Trail Reports are mainly from Western Canada and the United States.

Our 2020 & 2021 backpacking hiking on the Great Divide Trail. View our planning and trail reports for sections A-G.