BearVault BV450 Solo Food Container

Price: $66.95 After many trips doing the traditional PCT bear bagging method I wanted to try something different. There are so many times where finding good hanging spots is just to much of a chore, Read More >
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Over Night to Badger Creek

On Tuesday June 28th a Jaimie and I headed towards Mt Hood and down the Badger Creek trail. We hit the Trail head about 9am and started up the trail. Did some fishing along the way and by about 5pm made Read More >
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2 Night Obsidian Basin Trip

Cord, Gavin, Ed and I hit the Obsidian Basin Friday Evening. We hiked 3-4 miles into our first camp. First nights low temp was 27 degrees.. Needless to say I was in my 30 degree quilt and a little less Read More >
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Hammock Stand Idea

This is just a rough draft I threw together. The next one will be lighter, cleaner and more decorative. I can say its strong and i'm happy with how it works. It Mortise and Tenons together with 4 wood Read More >
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Frog Lake Snowshoe Trip

Friday night John and I met up with Cord at the Frog Lake snow park parking area. It was getting late and light was fading in a hurry. Between the lack of light and snow it was hard to see much of anything. Read More >
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Todd Lake Snowshoe

Friday the 30th of December 2011 Ed, Cord and I headed up to Mt Bachelor for an overnight hang. We started at the Dutchman Flats Snow Park and planned to snowshoe out to Todd Lake for the night. This Read More >
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Overnight to Eagle Creek

Passes needed: NW Forest Pass Distance: 7.5 miles one way Directions: Coming from Portland, travel eastbound on I-84, and turn off at Exit #41. At the bottom of the ramp turn right. Go about 1/2 mile Read More >
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Osprey Aether 60 Pack

Rating: ★★★★★ 

First let me say that no matter what, you should go into your local store and try on several packs with weight in them. Packs are a very personal thing, what is amazingly comfortable on me may make your trip less than ideal. For me Osprey packs fit me the best so far. Read More >
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Sawyer Complete Water Filter System – 2 Liter

Brand: Sawyer Model: SP162 Price: $99.95 Description:  Set up the Sawyer Complete water filter system and in the time it takes you to unpack your tent, you'll have 2 liters Read More >
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The Building and Design of my DIY PULK

PULK: A sled designed to carry gear or other cargo more comfortably than you could on your person while crossing various terrains on non friction surfaces such as snow and Ice. They are pulled behind Read More >
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