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. My 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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