GEARS

Gaiters

Gaiters

Gaiters are garments worn over the shoe, used primarily as personal protective gear. They’re brilliant for keeping debris out of your shoes that may cause hot spots and blisters. However, with the use of imperfect materials on warm weather, it traps…

no waterproof shoes for me

no waterproof shoes for me

I prefer hiking/running in non-waterproof trail runners (waterproof shoes get overly hot, wont drain, takes forever to dry, and not every stream is just the right depth to not go over the liner) with the thinnest socks (dries quickly) and…

MSR Dromedary Bag

MSR Dromedary Bag

I’ve been using my burly old beat up MSR Dromedary Bag that had been through many field trips for over a decade now and never worried about anything getting a hole in it. The attachment points make the bag remarkably…

Petzl TIKKA headlamp

Petzl TIKKA headlamp

Petzl TIKKA headlamp, yeah! same headlamp that Aron Ralston (James Franco, 127 Hours) used on his day-long solo adventure in the Robbers Roost area of Utah’s Canyonlands National Park. Got this on February 2003. I’ve used it in all of my…

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