Month: January 2011

Alcohol Stoves

Most people into hiking and backpacking only really know about white gas stoves and canister stoves as these are the two most popular types of stoves that you can purchase in almost any outdoor store.  I would like to broaden

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Camp Sandals

One of the best things when backpacking is taking off your boots after hiking all day. The problem is when you get to camp your on dirt with sharp rocks and you don’t want to go barefoot. Its probably a

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White Box Stove

Just wanted to let everyone know I ordered a White Box Stove to test out. My original plan for my up coming PCT thuhike was to take a home made Super Cat. I ordered the White Box Stove as I

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Homemade USB Solar Charger – Part1

Not very many items we I’m out on the trail take batteries but a few do. My headlamp, Spot, Cell Phone, and our MP3 players all are battery powered.  The headlamps and Spot both take AAA batteries and the spot

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5oz cookset for $7.50!

Yes you read the title right. You can buy an entire cook-set for backpacking that weights only 5oz for $7.50! Some super light weight gear is very inexpensive. Most people bring way too much when it comes to their stove

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