Monthly Archives: March 2014

Equipment testing coming soon!

I have recently upgraded a lot of my older backpacking gear. Most of this was done to lighten my pack weight and to improve the quality of the gear I already use. In the next few posts, I will do … Continue reading

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Cheaha Wilderness South Loop

Some friends and I decided that we wanted to do something different. Historically, our hikes have been “hike in/hike out” type of hikes and we wanted some variety. We decided to do a loop in the Talladega National Forest called … Continue reading

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Testing New Material for UnderQuilt Protector

One of the Internet forums I visit on a regular basis relates to all kind of hammock camping questions.  If you are considering trying out or purchasing a hammock, I highly suggest you visit  as soon as possible.  Also, if … Continue reading

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Indian Tomb Hollow Day Hike(s)

This is a combination of two different trips to Indian Tomb Hollow in Bankhead Forest.  I would rate this hike on a scale of 1-5 as a 2.  It is (mostly) very level except towards the end and even the … Continue reading

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What to pack or bring when backpacking and hiking

“What do you take” or “What should I take when going camping?” This is often the question first asked. Like most hobbies, you really don’t have to spend much to get started – or you can spend a fortune – … Continue reading

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