Monthly Archives: April 2014

Sea to Summit Aeros Traveller Pillow Review

What always makes a night’s sleep in the backcountry better? A pillow that’s what! The Sea to Summit Aeros Traveller Pillow, one of two “Aeros” ultralight pillows introduced by Sea to Summit this season,  aims to give you the comfort you desire but without the weight penalty associated with most pillows. I, like many of you, have a love/hate […]

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MSR Alpine Salt and Pepper Shaker Review

Its that time of year when cobwebs are dusted off gear that has been sitting unused for several months and when that happens the majority of us get that urge to go down to our local outdoor store and buy new stuff! Everyone likes to upgrade a few things at the beginning of the season […]

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Gear For New Backpackers

Its spring time and people are busting out their backpacking gear.  Have a friend that is new to the game? Its tough to recommend gear since different people have such different styles and priorities when in the outdoors.  There is no standard set of gear that works for everyone.  I generally try and focus on a […]

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Spring/Fall packing list updated!

Backpacking season is upon us! Time to break out the 3 season gear but before you hit the trail check out the latest updates to my spring/fall packing lists! Spring/fall overnight packing list Spring/fall day hike packing list

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