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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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Another Backyard Camping Experiment…

The temperatures are finally at a point that I can test out my “winter gear” to the points that they are rated! Of course, this is in my backyard (actually front yard) so the results may be slightly more optimistic … Continue reading

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Backyard Camping: Gear Reviews

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Trip / Gear Report

This past weekend I headed to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park for an overnight trip with a few buddies. We headed out Friday morning to the summit of Mt LeConte via the Alum Cave Trail. We stayed the night … Continue reading

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Exped Air Pillow

I have been using the Kelty Camp Pillow as my backpacking pillow since I started backpacking. It has been great to have along, but I always wondered if there was something a little better… By this I meant something lighter, … Continue reading

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