Hummingbird Widemouth Carry-on review

The Widemouth Carry on by Hummingbird is designed to travel. It’s a rugged ,40 liter, waterproof, carry on bag that’s designed to fit into carry on compartments, or wherever else you’re brave enough to stuff it. About the Carry on The bag weighs 1 lbs 12 oz, and carries a full 40 liters of gear … More Hummingbird Widemouth Carry-on review

Battling Tent Condensation

It’s a never ending struggle, the silent battle between your tent and those tiny, brutally resiliant water droplets that accumulate inside your unsuspecting fortress as you sleep. It’s condensation. Understanding Condensation: What is condensation and what causes it? Condensation is simply the accumulation of moisture inside of your tent. What causes it? When you are … More Battling Tent Condensation

What to do when you are caught in a Lightning Storm

This, can be terrifying. The sun is beaming down. You’re pushing hard to get in those last few miles before the evening begins to set in. You’ve done so well, eight miles in already. You’re on a roll. You’re focused, concentrating, and completely overlooking the fact that a few miles away a storm is rolling … More What to do when you are caught in a Lightning Storm

Trip Review, Sams gap to Spivey Gap. Appalachian trail. Flag Pond, Tn.

This trip was a joy, and a joy for many reasons. Trip details including map and elevation profile can be found below. http://bp2.trimbleoutdoors.com/ViewTrip.aspx?tripId=47545 The crew was excited. It’s hard to contain the enthusiasm of 7 people who are all gathered to dominate a mountain. The first day was a long, 6 mile climb to the … More Trip Review, Sams gap to Spivey Gap. Appalachian trail. Flag Pond, Tn.