Tag Archives: Hexamid Tent

GoLite Poncho Tarp

Two of my favorite places to hike are along the Appalachian Trail (AT), and in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP). The thing is, both of these places are literally lined with “shelters” (3 sided buildings, with a roof … Continue reading

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Wayah Gap to Sassafras Gap Shelter

Day 1: Wayah Gap to Wesser Bald Shelter Distance: 15.7 miles Start: 9:40 AM Finish: 6:30 PM (?) Beginning Pack Weight: 20.2 lbs Gizmo Joe and I began our hike Thursday am at Wayah Gap around 9:40 am. We began … Continue reading

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More on the ZPacks Hexamid Solo Plus Tent

A number of people have made recent inquiries as to how I liked my ZPacks Hexamid Solo Plus tent and what are my thoughts on it. So, this morning I weathered the storm and made another video…

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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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