Category Archives: Tent

First Look @ the MLD Duomid & Solo Inner Net Tent

For the last few years I have really wanted the Mountain Laurel Designs (MLD) Duomid and the Solo Inner Net tent. And let’s be real, while my BPW does vary from trip to trip, overall I would classify myself as an … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Tarptent Contrail & Yama Mountain Gear 1P Cirriform SW Tent

My buddy Hiking Shoes came by my house this past weekend, and he just so happened to have his Henry Shires Tarptent Contrail with him. Now, the Contrail was a tent that I had wanted for quite a while, but … Continue reading

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Updated: ZPacks Solo Plus Hexanet

A few weeks ago I received a prototype of the updated ZPacks Solo Plus Hexanet from Joe (see my write-up here). After checking it out, overall, I was very excited about it, however, there were a few things that I … Continue reading

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