If you’re not using compression sacks in your pack, you are missing out… on a lot of extra usable space in your pack! With most sleeping bags, as a gear example, you get a stuff sack. Yes, it definitely compresses your bag down to a manageable size, rather than straight-up stuffing it into your pack […]
Man those kids at REI can really bust out these infographics! This week, we’ve got 10 Tent Tips for Tappy Tamping… err, 10 Tent Tips for Happy Camping. Brush up on your camp skills (and the dirt out of your tent), and enjoy!
I’ve blogged about my kitchen, and I love my MSR Pocket Rocket stove. When I go backpacking, even car camping that comes with me. But, I do love playing around with other gear… Once piece of kitchen gear I have had for at least a decade, is an Esbit Ultralight Stove. There are many ultralight […]
Or, how I get all of this… Into this… If you read any book on backpacking, or hiking… you will likely find a section or chapter on how to pack a backpack. These can go from pretty generic, to very darn specific. The bible for those that walk in the woods has probably the best […]
In an ongoing love affair with my pack, which I have dubbed “Frank”, as in Frankenstein. And yes, I know the monster itself was not named Frankenstein… it was Dr. Frankenstein’s monster, but, the monster has commonly become known as Frankenstein, and I am going with that. Recently I have posted about a fix performed […]