Infographic: How to Hold the Ice Axe to Arrest a Fall

This week’s infographic comes to us from Petzl, specifically a scan out of their Mountaineering axes manual that came along with my Petzl Snowalker 60 cm ice axe. Not the best scan, but, I loved it and wanted to share it. Unfortunately I could not find a PDF copy of it on their site…   […]

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Infographic: Backpacker’s Checklist

Another checklist/infographic this week, however this time coming to us from Outdoor Pros. Always good to review your gear, and make sure you have the proper gear for the trip you are going on! While the list is good, it does not match well to the picture on top, that looks more like its for […]

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Infographic: Canisters or Wood?

Again, this week’s infographic comes to us from ScoutmasterCG.com (these guys are as good as REI as pumping these things out!). This time the infographic deals with the impact of using propane and gas canisters vs. using wood for cooking, lighting, etc. Interesting stats that I never really gave much thought to… have you?

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Bonus Infographic: Knife Buying Guide

A few weeks ago, Brian Green shared these two infographics, one for fixed blade knives, and one for manual/assisted knives – and some information on both types. A great pair of infographics – so I had to share them here. Please check out his blog, lots of great information there! The infographics however are courtesy […]

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R.I.P. Old Faithful, et. al.

July was a bad month for gear. Just over a month ago, I posted about my “Old Faithful” tent and camping grill. Shortly thereafter, in fact, just a handful of days later, my tent and grill were laid to rest, without (much) fanfare, in the campground dumpster at The Beach Camping Area in North Conway, […]

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