Tag Archives: UL Backpacking

The “Ugly Stick” Firestarter

I often get messages on my YouTube channel, however, most are generally garbage, and it’s pretty rare that I even remember to go through them. However, my channel is set-up to automatically send me an email when I get messages, … 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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Yama Mountain Gear DIY Cuben Fiber Stuff Sack Kit

Not the first, but one of the first items I ever bought in cuben fiber was one of the mini-size stuff sacks from ZPacks, about 2 & 1/2 years ago. Since then, it has likely been the single, most-used piece … Continue reading

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Tagged: My 3 Favorite…

Yup, I’ve been tagged… again. Ok, it was actually a few months ago when Tony actually tagged me (in THIS video), and I am just now getting around to responding… I gotta say though, picking “my 3 favorites” was a … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Gear List…by copying mine!

Occasionally, people contact me looking for information on starting their own gear list. There are actually a few sites that folks use to do this, however, I have always been a fan of my DIY Google Doc Spreadsheet Gear List, … 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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