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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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Getting Ready for Summer – 2022 Edition

Getting Ready for Summer – 2022 Edition

Hard to believe, but May is already coming to a close. While spring has definitely arrived in the city (although we did have a big snow storm the week before last), things aren't quite ready yet in the mountains. It's been a bigger than average snow year in the...

Hiking the Tamarack

Hiking the Tamarack

Even since my first visit to Waterton Lakes National Park in the spring of 2020, I was intrigued with the area. My original plan for that summer had been to hike this trail, but closures due to the Kenow Fire and torrential downpours had kept this part of the park...

Trail Reports


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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.