Category Archives: Hiking Equipment

Portable Power Revisited

I decided to revisit my post from a little over a year ago on portable power to see if there were any significant changes in the market. For my methodology, I simply took four of the manufacturers that seemed to … Continue reading

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Portable Power for Backpacking or Bikepacking

This is a bit random. I didn’t go looking for this, I just stumbled across a tweet that interested me and followed the rabbit hole long enough to find it interesting.

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Full Review of TrekMount and StickPic

A couple of months ago, I posted my first impressions of the TrekMount and StickPic. After several backpacking hikes including my recent Grand Canyon Backpacking Tour, I think it is time to post my full thoughts on these two products. … Continue reading

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Grand Canyon Backpacking Tour – Gear Retrospective

I don’t have a lot to say about gear because, for the most part, all functioned as expected. Of course, this was only a four day, five night hike so, while the function can be judged, the quality or lack … Continue reading

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Grand Canyon Backpacking Tour – Packing List

Happy Cinco de Mayo everyone! I just got back from a training hike and campout at Walls of Jerico in northeast Alabama. However, I shot a lot of video and it is going to take some time to sort through … Continue reading

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Thunderhead Training Hike – Gear Retrospective

As a warmup to our upcoming Grand Canyon rim-to-rim-to-rim hike, we hiked from Cades Cove, TN to the summit of Thunderhead totaling 13.9 mi round-trip and 3665 feet of ascent. This post is a retrospective on the new gear I … Continue reading

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First Impressions of StickPic and TrekMount (Camera Mounts)

I found a couple of small, inexpensive products that looked to be of use for my upcoming Grand Canyon Backpacking Tour and I present my first impressions in this post. I’ll post again later once I’ve got some experience with … Continue reading

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