17,987 SPOT Satellite Messengers

The SPOT Satellite Messenger is surprisingly popular with gadget loving Pacific Crest Trail hikers, and apparently a lot of other people too. Globalstar, the company behind the SPOT Messenger, released it’s quarterly financial results yesterday and reported a record 17,987 SPOT devices activated in July, August, and September. The company ... Read more

A run on PCT guidebooks?

I noticed this morning that Amazon is out of stock on all three volumes of the Wilderness Press PCT guidebooks. If you order them today, it will take anywhere from 2 – 13 days before they ship. Could the apparently incorrect rumors about the demise of Wilderness Press be causing ... Read more