Tag Archives: Lightweight Backpacking

Stick’s 2018 JMT Gear List

For the past 19 months I have been planning my own JMT hike. During those months I have spent time dreaming about the hike… time planning the hike… and time thinking that it would never get here. But now here … Continue reading

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“Lightweight & Ultralight Backpacking Foundations” Video Series by Clever Hiker

A few months ago, Dave Collins started an Indiegogo crowd funding campaign to raise support for a video series on ultralight backpacking. After talking with Dave via email, and of course watching his video, I liked what I saw, so I … Continue reading

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Getting ready for a 3 Day AT Section Hike!

My pack is all packed up and ready to go… now I just gotta wait on the time to actually go… Later this week I will be heading out to complete another section of the Appalachian Trail that I don’t … Continue reading

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Another Cook Kit… (Picharpak Workshop JC250 Stove & 0.6L Evernew “UL” Ti Cook Pot)

As some may know, I enjoy tinkering around with different stove and cook pot combinations. In the past I have posted about a few different set-ups, and yet again, today I am posting about another one. This one is not … Continue reading

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First Look: Hammock Gear 20 F Phoenix Cuben Fiber Underquilt

As can be told by the last few post’s that I have entered here on my blog, I have been enjoying the comfort of a hammock. (For this, I can thank the Jolly Green Giant for a post on his … Continue reading

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