Category Archive: Snow Anchors

REI Snow and Sand Tent Anchors Review

When you are anchoring a tent or hammock in the snow or sand traditional tent stakes don’t work very well.  Enter the REI Snow and Sand Tent Anchor system.  Essentially they are small parachutes that you attach to your guy lines and then burry in the snow/sand.  By providing a ton more surface area than […]

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Yates Expedition Picket Review

I am a huge fan of the Yates Expedition Picket.  I’ve tried other pickets – such as the MSR T shaped picket – and experienced failure.  Its not that they bend or break but they slip out of the snow easily. The Yates picket is V shaped and in my experience this shape produces a […]

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