Monthly Archives: December 2014

New Year’s resolutions

I’m not one for New Year’s resolutions as I believe one should be willing to make changes to improve at any time. However, I have set some goals this year that should be easy to obtain and next month is … Continue reading

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New wetsuit!

I must have been a good boy this year…. For Christmas I received a new 5 mm wetsuit with matching hood and gloves! It is the Henderson AquaLock ( It’s my very first brand new wetsuit as the one I … Continue reading

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My new favorite “Free” Stove

I have several stoves that I use and enjoy, but most of my backpacking “cooking” is boiling water for coffee or dehydrated meals.┬áMy canister stove is great for trips with several people where we are able to share the stove. … Continue reading

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Sipsey Wilderness Trail 203 Trip Report

First, I have to say – Great job Wild South!!! I have put off doing this trail because I heard it was difficult to find the trail in places. That is not the case. The people with Wild South have … Continue reading

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My Sawyer Squeeze Holder/fill scoop

I LOVE my Sawyer Squeeze filter but I have two issues. First, I’m afraid I’m going to leave a part somewhere and second, the bag is a pain to fill. I actually saw something similiar to this SOMEWHERE but now … Continue reading

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