Tag Archives: REI

“SUL” Cook Kit

I know that I do a considerable amount of postings about cooking/kitchen set’s, or even just the individual components, but let’s face it…each trip can call for different needs… However, I will also admit, I really enjoy playing with different … Continue reading

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Fare-The-Well, Original NeoAir…

Out with the old, and in with the new… This is what Therm-A-Rest has recently done with the popular NeoAir series of pads. A few years ago it started with the original NeoAir (as seen in the picture above) and … Continue reading

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“One Cook Kit To Rule Them All”

Over the last few months I have posted a few times on different cook kits that I have been trying out. Truth is, like many others, I have been trying to find a system that works for me. There is … Continue reading

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Cocoon Ultralight Air-Core vs Exped Air Pillow

I must have a pillow when I go to sleep. Call it what you will, but I need it. I am typically a side sleeper, but usually I initially lay on my back until I begin drifting off and then … Continue reading

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REI Campware Polypropylene Cup

A while back I purchased 2 of these REI Campware Polypropylene Cups (1 for me and 1 for my wife). There are 4 reasons that I purchased these cups:

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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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