Tag Archives: White Box stove

Optimus Crux # 3

Just over 2 years ago I picked up my first Optimus Crux stove. I used it with a GSI Dualist cook set to cook for my wife and I. Needless to say, I was very impressed with this stove. Of … Continue reading

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January Sipsey Wilderness TR

So, as seen in the pictures above, a couple of my friends and my son and I headed out to Sipsey Wilderness this past weekend. Our plans were to head down the Thompson Creek Trail and have lunch at ShipRock … Continue reading

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Christmas Gift Ideas

Christmas + Backpacking ??? Obviously, it is that time of year again! A time of year that thoughts of gifts roll through your mind, whether they are the gifts that you are wishing for, or the gifts that you need to … Continue reading

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Max Patch Trip Report

This is my last trip report in which I have to post about from me and my wife’s recent “vacation.” After our day hike to Chimney Tops, and then our 4-day loop hike in the Smokies, we finished our trip … Continue reading

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Smoky Mountain Loop Hike

My wife and just got back last night from a much-needed “vacation.” Over the course of this vacation, we visited the small towns of Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Chimney Rock and (most favorably) Hot Springs, NC. We did a day hike … Continue reading

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Cheaha State Park Trip Report

Matthew and I loaded up the truck and went for a good breakfast early Friday morning and then took off to Cheaha State Park around 9 am. Before we left I made sure Matthews pack fit him well, and it … Continue reading

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