Author Archives: McLovin

About McLovin

Author: MCLOVIN. Age: 41. Disposition: Gimpy. Resident: Itinerary Obsessive. Ancestry: Dutch. Politically: Left/Side. Nutshell: Magellan, P.I. Philosophy: Kali Ma!

HFY!

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So You Picked Up a New Tarp. Now What?

Exploring guyline lengths and proper line lock usage with the Mountain Laurel Designs Cuben Solo Pro Tarp Continue reading

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Today’s Poll: Final Frontier?

As we each variously acquire new substitute additions to our Big 3, I’m curious where future weight savings might exist. Other than pack, bag and shelter, which item(s) would be next on your list for weight reduction, either by upgrade … Continue reading

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Quilt Trip: An Examination of UL Backpacking Quilts

A close look at a few of the lightest backpacking quilts available on the market today. Continue reading

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if you see me packrafting…

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BPL Stix Mod: Redux

Addendum to Ploss’ post BPL STIX Mod: Aftermarket Tips from July 2009, which details how to properly add Leki aftermarket tips to these UL trekking poles. Continue reading

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