Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Out in the Arctic, 2019: The Path Forward

This blog has been living a quiet life of its own for most of 2018. There are few updates, little new material....

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Getting started on Packrafting – The Ultimate Guide to Packrafting Gear

A packraft as defined by Wikipedia is a small, portable inflatable boat designed for use in all bodies of water, including technical whitewater and ocean bays and...
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A gem on Netflix about the John Muir Trail

Check out this movie about the John Muir Trail called Mile... Mile & A Half, available at least on US Netflix. Stunning cinematography and just beautiful...

My Favorite Trail Recipe: Dehydraded Bacon and Mashed Potatoes

I'm not particularily discerning when it comes to food, be it in the wilderness or at the office. A friend of freeze dried trail foods,...

Ultralight shelter in test: The Marmot Nitro 1P

I recently had the opportunity to put to test two of my ultralight shelters: the brand new Marmot Nitro 1P (an ultralight pyramid style /...

The 9+ wonderful, fun and occasionally odd reasons to packraft

Why packrafting, why not X, Y or Z? "Packraft...but why?" It's a legitimate question that gets asked quite often when packrafting comes up with people new to...

Outdoors camera update

Last year I posted the Outdoor camera shootout as a response to the investigation that I had been carrying out on what would...

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House in the Wild Arctic Lapland

Enontekiö, Finland

House with room for 10 people on the shore of Muonio river, way above arctic circle. Modern amenities, fireplaces, sauna and services only 10km away in Karesuvanto make you comfortable and let you …

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Outdoors Camera Shootout: 10 excellent cameras to consider as your hiking...

I've been invested in the Micro Four Thirds system for a number of years now. I have a old and trusted Olympus OM-D E-M5...