Monday, August 19, 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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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...

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...

7 Reasons to Go Ultralight for Your Next Hike

There are two very dominant trends in outdoors and hiking today: the ultralight and the bushcraft movement. Ultralighters are willing to sacrifice durability and features...

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...

Choosing the right type of stove for your backpacking trips

There is a dizzying variety of stoves available for backpacking use. You may be choosing your first stove, or have one type of stove...

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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Review: Exped Synmat Hyperlite M ultralight sleeping mat

This sleeping mat is a very recent purchase so I have not logged any days out in the wilderness with it. Therefore this is...