Gear Discussion

The use of PLB's (Personal Locator Beacons) in the wilderness.


A brief discussion of my thoughts on this potentially life-saving (and potentially abused) technology.


Why go light? My own lightweight philosophy.



My personal opinion of so-called "ultralight backpacking".


What's In My Pack


Want to know what backpack I use? What kind of stove I cook on? It's all here.


What is a sleeping bag temperature rating?

 A brief discussion on how sleeping bag temperature ratings are determined, and what they mean. (If anything.)