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What if I Had to Buy All New Gear!

“Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn.” Rather than do an end of year gear review, what if I were to completely start all over! “What if…” I started 2017 off with absolutely no backpacking gear or clothing, only the … Continue reading

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GSMNP PHGT, Part 1: ZPacks 20F Sleeping Bag

I am going in a bit of a different direction than I normally do with this Post Hike Gear Talk (PHGT) post. Typically I post once and discuss a number of items I carried on a given hike, however, many … Continue reading

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PHGT: October 2016 Mt Roger’s/Grayson Highland Hike

I recently finished a hike in the Mt Roger’s/Grayson Highlands area in VA with my good buddy Benny Braden (Plug It In on the AT). But, this hike was a bit different from my previous hikes from the get-go… While … Continue reading

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September 2016 AT Section Hike: Sam’s Gap to Hot Spring’s… & Other Things In-Between!!!

I finally got to get out for another hike! But first, let me get real…

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First Look: Hammock Gear Custom 50 F Burrow (Top Quilt)

My last post was my first look at the Hammock Gear 20 F Cuben Fiber Phoenix UQ, however, the UQ wasn’t the only item that showed up on my doorstep that day. I also received a (slightly custom) top quilt … Continue reading

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More on the Chaco’s and the GoLite Quilt

So, I have worn the Chaco Z/1 sandals some more, and today I really got a feel for them. I helped with my sons baseball practice, and while I didn’t do much, I still noticed the straps biting into my … Continue reading

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