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Big South Fork Kayak – Canoe Paddle Trip 6/14/14 THRU 6/16/14

  This paddle trip was the first of its kind for me because up to this point I had never done any overnight kayak trips prior to this one.  Although I’ve backpacked in the Big South Fork in all seasons of the year and it’s a beautiful place, this trip gave me another view of the area and wow, I am hooked!  It was a total success that I intend do in the years to come.  We paddled, floated, fished, relaxed, and enjoyed the […]

SEA TO SUMMIT ULTRA-SIL COMPRESSION DRY SACK

    I’ve had my Sea to Summit ultra-sil compression dry sack for going on two plus years now and I love it.   I take this thing on every trip no questions asked because it’s a great piece of gear to have with me at all times.   It’s waterproof, tough, lightweight and versatile! 30% Off New Fall Styles From Prana at Backcountry.com + Free 2-Day Shipping Over $50 My primary use for it is to carry my sleeping bag.  […]

VIVOBAREFOOT MENS ULTRA TRAIL RUNNING SHOE…LIGHTWEIGHT WATER SHOE CAMPING SHOE!

I’ve had my pair of Vivobarefoot Mens Ultra Trail Running Shoes lashed to my backpack for the last ten trips and I barely notice them! They are about as light as you can get without taking off your shoes and they easily offer enough support and comfort as camp shoes.  They can even be used for creek crossings but keep in mind they sole is flexible and you will feel the sharp rocks.  And there is virtually zero drying time because if you […]

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