Knife Review: L.T. Wright Knives Rogue River


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I’ve had the pleasure of putting another fine LTWK product through the wringer lately, the Rogue River. The review is now online at TTAK.

I loved this knife. It is wonderfully versatile, a workhorse in the kitchen, and a thoroughbred at camp!

I took a ton of photos, way more than I needed. Check out a photo gallery of some shots that didn’t make it into the review after the jump. Continue reading

Camp The 50 States: West Virginia


It was a glorious autumn weekend when we set out for the Cranberry River Wilderness, part of the Monongahela National Forest in West Virginia. Getting up before dawn on a Friday morning, we left the morning commuters behind and drove west from Washington, D.C.

Rather than take Interstate-81 south, we jumped over the border to West Virginia as soon as we could, where the highways quickly got smaller and smaller, until there was only a single lane of traffic in either direction. The scenery was profoundly more enjoyable because of this decision, evidenced by the photo above. Continue reading