Tag Archives: Trail Designs

Post Hike Gear Talk: March 2015 – Carver’s Gap to Kincora Hostel (Dennis Cove Rd)

I recently met up with a few friends to hike a 40 mile section of the AT (for those that don’t know, that’s the “Appalachian Trail”) from Carver’s Gap to Dennis Cove Rd (or more accurately, to Kincora Hostel on … Continue reading

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The Starlyte & The 12-10

This morning I was asked to make a comparison video between the Starlyte stove & the 12-10 stove when used with the 1.3L Trail Designs Sidewinder Caldera Cone. I had been talking with Rocco about these stoves on one of … Continue reading

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Tagged: My 3 Favorite Bushcraft Items

A few months ago, Brian Green tagged me in his write-up, “My Three Favorite Bushcraft Items.” I’ll admit, the reason it has taken me a bit of time to respond was because it was a difficult tag (at least for … Continue reading

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TD Sidewinder Caldera Cone & the 0.9L Evernew “UL” Ti Cook Pot

As usual, I have been playing with more cook kit combinations. I have a number of cook pots in my arsenal, ranging from as little as 475 ml to 1.8L, made from titanium to hard anodized aluminum, and of course, … Continue reading

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Using an Esbit Tablet with the Caldera Cone Sidewinder

Earlier today a user commented on one of my other posts about using Esbit in a Caldera Cone and using a 1.3L cook pot to bring 4 cups of water to a boil. In short, I have managed to get … Continue reading

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AT Section Hike & My “HYOH” Rant

Last Thursday I jumped in my car and drove up to Woody Gap, which as many probably know is a gap along the Appalachian Trail 20 miles north of Springer Mountain. I had a separate pack with my hammock, an … Continue reading

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