Testing ESBIT Boiling

One of the main requirements of winter ultramarathons is carrying a stove so that you can boil water/snow and cook food. Most participants carry one […]

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Camping in the rain

This weekend we hit Kilen Woods State Park. It’s a small little park south of Windom that was recommended to us by a friend. It’s […]

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Porcupine Mountains, Night 4

As my wife and I waited at the Buckshot Cabin, we started to hear the telltale sound of thunder again. I walked over to the […]

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Gear review: Osprey Nebula

Continuing the theme of gear, I recently contemplated the idea of switching from a messenger style bag to a backpack. In the end I decided […]

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A bed on wheels!

Ever since the wife and I did some camping last summer, we’ve commented about wanting something easier to set up than a tent. We have […]

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Disappointment at the RV show

The wife and I have been investigating the possibility of a small camping trailer to take on weekend trips, and avoid the hassle of setting […]

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Trying some camp food

The wife and I are planning some day hikes in a couple weeks, and we wanted to try out cooking on a trail. This past […]

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