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Sierra Designs Lightning 2 tent and Zissou 0 sleeping bag

Baxter, Zissou, and Me

Baxter, Zissou, and Me By M.R. Keating   We bookend trips with bourbon.  We just always have. Our arrival at Roaring Brook campground in Baxter[Read More…]

by October 12, 2017 0 comments Gear
Sierra Designs Backcountry Quilt 15 Dridown Review

Sierra Designs Backcountry Quilt 15 Dridown Review

Outside of a tent, any backpacker knows the heaviest, bulkiest item in the pack is the sleeping bag. I don’t particularly enjoy cramming my down[Read More…]

by July 26, 2017 0 comments Gear
KEYHOLE ® CAMERA AND BINOCULAR HARNESS SYSTEM – End the Hassle of  Carrying Optics while Backpacking

KEYHOLE ® CAMERA AND BINOCULAR HARNESS SYSTEM – End the Hassle of Carrying Optics while Backpacking

– Advertorial Carrying optics with the KEYHOLE ® Camera and Binocular Harness System means I don’t have to tackle the ‘must have’ and the ‘want’[Read More…]

by July 17, 2017 0 comments Gear
Leatherman Signal Multi-Tool Review

Leatherman Signal Multi-Tool Review

During any backpacking trip, a reliable multi-tool is crucial to basic responsibilities like chopping food to more complex duties like gear repair and equipment improvisation. The[Read More…]

by January 5, 2017 0 comments Gear
Break Into Winter With c2 Apparel

Break Into Winter With c2 Apparel

See if this sounds familiar: It’s wintertime. The alarm has already sounded and been silenced. Kneading your eyelids open while trying to adjust your senses[Read More…]

by December 15, 2016 0 comments Gear
Sierra Designs Zissou Plus Sleeping Bag – Gear Review

Sierra Designs Zissou Plus Sleeping Bag – Gear Review

For warmth and comfort, down sleeping bags are the obvious choice. Fears of complete saturation and loss of all of those warmth properties prevented me[Read More…]

by December 4, 2016 0 comments Gear
Sherpa Adventure Gear Karma Jacket – Product Review

Sherpa Adventure Gear Karma Jacket – Product Review

The Sherpa Adventure Gear Karma Jacket – So soft and cozy I never wanted to take it off! When I ordered the Karma Jacket I[Read More…]

by December 1, 2016 0 comments Gear
Sierra Designs Flashlight 1 Tent – Gear Review

Sierra Designs Flashlight 1 Tent – Gear Review

Going to wild places with Sierra Designs Flashlight 1 Tent.  When solo camping, I prioritize light weight. For the past couple of years, though, I[Read More…]

by November 29, 2016 0 comments Gear
Teva Arrowood Lux Sneakerboot – Product Review

Teva Arrowood Lux Sneakerboot – Product Review

Teva Arrowood Lux waterproof mid-high sneakerboot for women.  From the minute that I took the Teva Arrowood Lux boots out of the box, I could[Read More…]

by November 27, 2016 0 comments Gear
Casio Pro Trek  PRW3500T-7 Gear Review

Casio Pro Trek PRW3500T-7 Gear Review

Tackling high places with the Casio Pro Trek  PRW3500T-7.  With most people swapping out their watch for time keeping on a smart phone, we often[Read More…]

by November 11, 2016 0 comments Gear