Monthly Archives: February 2013

Rab Summit Superlite Bivi Review

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The previous iteration of the Rab Latok Ultra bivi, this eVENT mountaineering shelter purports 4 season comfort as a single wall, ~3 lb. “two person” tent. Er bivi. Bivvy. Bivy? Before UK mountaineering manufacturer Rab introduced the Latok Ultra bivi … Continue reading

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Indoor Plumbing™

How a simple pee bottle eliminated my most bitter winter elimination complaint The following is a simply a Public Service Announcement from me to you, as the lone author of this blog who consistently and happily relieves his bladder in … Continue reading

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Kalalau Trail Solo Hike – July 25-26, 2012

My family and I regularly vacation in Hawaii, having previously visited Maui and the big island. This year, we decided to repair ourselves to the garden island of Kaua’i, renowned for its stunning geography and fantastic features including the Waimea … Continue reading

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Vasque Snow Junkie UltraDry™ Winter Boot Review

Will these lightweight, insulated waterproof snow boots live up to the hype? Disclaimer #1: I am an unapologetic, absurdly dedicated Vasque Fanboy. With high arches and narrow feet, as an ultralight backpacker I hike almost exclusively in trail runners, year-round. … Continue reading

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Bosavi Headlamp Review

I am NOT a patient internet customer. I enjoy quickly receiving things that I order and have even signed up for the free trial of Amazon Prime to sate my desire for internet goods and services! My patience was tried … Continue reading

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