Which knots to use when hammock camping? That’s a great question. You can use a variety of knots when hammock camping, but it really depends on your hammock camping system. In this post, I’ll go over the knots that I’ve used when hammock camping with my ENO Single Nesthammock. So let’s go over the components. […]
I want to talk about the three main areas when considering a Tilley Hat. I’ll be using three styles of hats from my collection to demonstrate Build Quality, Sizing & Maintenance along with a few tips how to clean and wear your Tilley hat.
Now this is a killer dish for your 12 inch Lodge dutch oven. It’s a low & slow braised lamb shanks using a stout beer to really bring out the qualities of the lamb. For the beer, I used Picaroon’s Timber Hog, but don’t worry the stout won’t make this a heavy dish at all.
What the look for when buying or upgrading a running GPS is getting more complicated than it used to be 5-7 years ago. There are so many options to choose from. I get asked for my thoughts on which specific models to look for, so I decided that this post should be about factors to […]
Hurricane Season and Other Weather Events Do you have your emergency communication kit for home ready? Out here along the Eastern coastline, we got to deal with hurricane season. Despite what you may think from watching CNN or the Weather Channel, once a hurricane passes Boston, it’s heading right at me, being based in Nova […]
Here’s a day pack I think works great for 3 season hiking for distances up to 10k and maybe a bit beyond. The Osprey Syncro 15is mainly geared for cycling but can also be used for day hiking during the 3 seasons. I can easily fit in my 10 hiking essentials and maybe an extra […]
In this video we will take a quick look at the Victorinox Swiss Army knife adventurer with the camo style nylon handles. This part of their 111mm series of knives featuring their updated design they’ve introduced several years ago. This knife is a 2 layer tool; there are a few variations with Centurion being the […]
What better way than the view the fall foliage colors in Nova Scotia than to hike 8k in the deep wilderness that is at the doorstep of Liscomb Lodge along the Eastern Shore of the province.
We look at how to take Google Maps turn by turn directions or route and import that into Garmin Basecamp where you can then transfer to your garmin device. Many, especially motorcycle riders use this method to build their riding routes.