Category Archives: Water Stuff

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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Aqua Clip Water Bottle Holder

About a week ago while I was going through my emails, I came across one from Brian Cizek, the inventor of the Aqua Clip Water Bottle Holder. He had emailed me and asked me if I would be interested in … Continue reading

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DIY Shoulder Strap Water Bottle Holders

A number of people have been asking me for more details about how I attach my water bottles to my backpack’s shoulder straps. I typically referred those people back to a previous video/blog post that I did entitled “I Put … 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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First Look at the Sawyer Squeeze Water Filter

Recently, I have seen a number of people’s videos as well as blog reviews (and not to mention quite a bit of forum talk) of the Sawyer Squeeze. Here are a few: YouTube Video by Trent Tyre Review by John Abela from … Continue reading

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I Put Kool-Aid In That!!

My water, that is… I add Kool-Aid to my water while I am hiking along the trail… I love me some Grape Kool-Aid (and before you ask, no, it has nothing to do with Tinny’s Cult).

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