Category Archives: Bear Bag System

Post Hike Gear Talk (Newfound Gap to Max Patch)

I recently headed out for a (much-needed) 4 day section hike along the Appalachian Trail. I covered 50 miles, starting at Newfound Gap in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, and finished on the beautiful bald called Max Patch. This … Continue reading

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My ZPacks order has arrived!

So, not too long ago I placed another order at ZPacks for a few new items, as well as a few replacement items, and yet again, I have to give props to ZPacks. At the moment, Joe and Sheryl are … Continue reading

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Food

As can be told by my last few post, I am preparing to head out on a “milestone” hike with my good buddy Gizmo Joe. By “milestone” I mean, this will be our first “SUL” hike that we each do, … Continue reading

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My Bear Bagging System (More Cuben Fiber)

Now that I have replaced my bigger items with lighter, more “appropriate” gear, I started looking to the little things to lighten up. Immediately, my bear bagging system jumped out at me. My old system (OR dry sack, 50′ of … Continue reading

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