Since I had some time to kill sitting around the house while TS Beryl dumped a bunch of rain on us when I should’ve been hiking I decided to be productive with my time. I thought this would be … Continue reading
Don’t worry! No cause for alarm. Just joy!
I’ve been playing around with my rope splicing skills some more and tonight I made a nice soft shackle. Using 30″ of 7/64″ orange Amsteel Blue rope I created a very lightweight … Continue reading
I finally got around to officially changing out the stock suspension on my Hennessy hammock. Read about the conversion in the Gear/DIY section.
That’s right! I know some people may not want to talk about it in public but I have to say that I’m proud of myself! I had to get a little help along the way but tonight I made … Continue reading
Last night after taking heed of someone’s suggestion at hammockforums.net I decided to try a new suspension method for the hammock. I used to bow hunt as a kid but haven’t touched it in years. Well, I pulled my … Continue reading
Well, it seems that it’s a sad time for light hikers. Heineken has apparently discontinued the long-favored 24 oz mini keg so loved by hikers around the world for making ultralight cooking pots. Comparing my Backcountry.com 700 titanium pot … Continue reading
Well, I finally finished my plans for the Trangia stand. I think I’ve got the changes finalized. I put together a PDF instead of posting smaller pictures here. Leave a comment if you find it useful.
Trangia Stand Plans
Well, not quite, but I did finish my very first sewing project today. I decided to start simple and knocked out a ripstop stuffsack. I figured I’d start with a small one so I wouldn’t waste a lot of … Continue reading