Tag Archive for backpacking

GSI Outdoors Crossover Kitchen Kit

The GSI Outdoors Crossover Kitchen Kit is a basic collection of some of the most commonly used kitchen utensils and tools. I bought mine from a local outfitter in town. This setup fits in between what an ultra light backpacker…

White Box Next Generation Alcohol Stove

I recently got in touch with White Box Alcohol Stoves to see if we could get a sample for testing. Bill Ballowe, the company owner and stove designer, kindly agreed and sent a Next Generation model stove over so I…

Cozy Up Your Cookware

Let’s take a look at this easy DIY project that will help to keep vittles warm even when the weather is cold. For anyone wanting to enjoy a hot meal in the woods, warming up the food is step one,…

Kuhl Liberator Convertible Pants

The Kuhl Liberator Convertible ended my quest to find a pair of backpacking pants that fit well, looked good enough to wear to work or around town, and offered the function and durability I was looking for. Denim jeans are by…

REI Trail Stool

Instead of perching on the closest log or rock, I decided to get a proper place to sit when outdoors. My day job took me to a city large enough to accommodate 2 REI stores, and I took the chance…