Copper Spur Vs Duplex tent comparison

Copper Spur Vs Duplex tent comparison

Battle of the Big Agnes Copper Spur Vs Duplex from Zpacks. This is my attempt to explain why I don’t think one is better than the other – boring right? 🙂 Let’s start at the begnning. When I back in 2017 decided that I wanted to thru-hike The Pacific Crest Trail, I had never done any hiking that involved a…

The UGQ XL-Bandit Quilt

The UGQ XL-Bandit Quilt

Like I wrote in an earlier blog post I decided once again to upgrade my quilt to a warmer one, just to make sure that I wouldn’t get cold on…

The Gila monster - Arizona Trail

The dangers of the Arizona Trail

As always when going to new places I it always a good idea to do a little research to find out what dangers you are likely to encounter – if any.So as part of my upcoming hike I went online to research the dangers of the Arizona Trail. People Probably the most dangerous species you will encounter on the Arizona…

Prehike Jitters

Prehike Jitters

It is getting closer and closer to my departure for the Arizona Trail and the prehike jitters are upon me 🙂 I am leaving for Arizona on March 20th, so…

This is my hiking gear for 2020

This is my hiking gear for 2020

This year I will be hiking the Arizona Trail and doing The Great Outdoor Challenge (TGO Challenge).This is my hiking gear for 2020 New acquisitions Once again I got a…