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Setting up my ZPack’s Hexamid Solo Plus Tarp

A few nights ago I was talking with Barefoot Jake about setting up different types of tarps, from flat tarps to shaped tarps. I have always enjoyed watching others set up their shelters when at camp, and more specifically tarps, … Continue reading

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Taping My Hexamid

A while back I picked up the ZPacks Hexamid Solo Plus Tent, which has replaced my SMD Skyscape Trekker as my solo tent. When the tent arrived it was not seam sealed, so I had to seal the tent myself. … Continue reading

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More on the ZPacks Hexamid Solo Plus Tent

A number of people have made recent inquiries as to how I liked my ZPacks Hexamid Solo Plus tent and what are my thoughts on it. So, this morning I weathered the storm and made another video…

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ZPacks Hexamid Solo Plus Tent w/ Beak & Cuben Ground Sheet

12/16/11: I placed an order for the Blast 30 backpack and a Multipack along with some other smaller items. I requested to receive the items by 1/10/12 for an expected trip. 12/30/11 (approximately 6 pm): I placed an order with ZPacks for the Hexamid Solo … Continue reading

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ZPacks Hexamid Solo Plus Tent w/ Beak & Ground Sheet

12/16/11: I placed an order for the Blast 30 backpack and a Multipack along with some other smaller items. I requested to receive the items by 1/10/12 for an expected trip. 12/30/11 (approximately 6 pm): I placed an order with … Continue reading

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Gear for a 3 Day Backpacking Trip

This weekend I will be heading out for another fun-filled adventure… so I figured I had better pack a bag before it’s too late… But, let me begin by saying that I have chosen not to reveal the location of … Continue reading

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Rock Gap to Deep Gap: Post Hike Gear Talk…

Last weekend I did my first section hike of the year. A few of us met up and hiked SOBO on the AT from Rock Gap to Deep Gap (NC). At only around 25 miles total, it wasn’t really a … Continue reading

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Tagged: My 3 Favorite…

Yup, I’ve been tagged… again. Ok, it was actually a few months ago when Tony actually tagged me (in THIS video), and I am just now getting around to responding… I gotta say though, picking “my 3 favorites” was a … Continue reading

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Olympic National Park Post Hike Gear Talk

My recent hike in the Olympic National Park has now been my longest single backpacking trip. We were out 7 days and 6 nights; the temperatures ranged from around the high 30′s (F) to likely mid 60′s (F), and we … Continue reading

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7 Days & 6 Nights in the Olympic National Park

As many already know, I recently returned from a week-long hike through a small section of the Olympic National Park with a group of great new friends. Now that it is all done, I have got to say, it will … Continue reading

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MSR Carbon Reflex 2 & the Big Agnes Copper Spur UL2

A few months back, I picked up the Big Agnes Copper Spur UL2 tent (see video of it next to my ZPacks Hexamid Tent HERE). I actually replaced my Six Moon Designs Lunar Duo with the Copper Spur to use as … Continue reading

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