Category Archives: Hats/Beanies

Post Hike Gear Talk: January 2015 – Hot Springs to Max Patch

Last weekend I met up with a few friends and continued my hike a few miles farther north along the Appalachian Trail. On day 1 we began our hike from the parking lot below Max Patch, and hiked ~7 miles to Walnut … Continue reading

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My Wintry Layering System

When the temperatures drop, it’s all about staying warm. Of course I can overcome the cold weather by simply throwing a coat on, like I would when at home, however, I found that by using a single coat/jacket to keep … Continue reading

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Dealing with Ticks!

I originally posted this in the spring of 2012, however, after some negative comments and emails, I decided to take the post down. However, I have decided to make it live again. I used this method for treating my clothes … Continue reading

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Black Rock Gear Down Hat

Yep, there are still more ways for me to lighten up, and one way is by tossing in my Mountain Hardwear boggin for something lighter, yet still efficient. So, what better way to do this than by going with the … Continue reading

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Outdoor Research Helios Sun Hat

I recently picked up one of the Outdoor Research Helios Sun Hats to try out this summer. I wanted a hat that would be light and comfy, light in color to reflect back as much heat as possible, breathe at … Continue reading

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