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Using stoves inside tent: carbon monoxide results

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I posted earlier about whether using stoves inside the tent is safe or not. After a five day ski trip to Kilpisjärvi Wilderness Area, I...

Food for a 6-day ski trip to Halti

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I'm heading for a six day ski expedition to Halti (the highest fjell in Finland) in a couple of weeks. I've written about planning...

Using stoves inside tent: safe or not?

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Is it safe to use cooking stoves inside the tent or not? Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide are dangers that people are often warned about...

The ultimate packrafting resource list

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This is the last part of my four part article series on packrafting. See also part 1 about packrafting gear, part 2 about reasons...

Learning packrafting: the essential skills

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In part 1, I gave an introduction about the types of gear that are related to packrafting and what you should have to get...

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

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

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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...

Getting started on Packrafting – The Ultimate Guide to Packrafting Gear

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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...

Taking the Klymit Litewater Dinghy for a Class I ride

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During a packrafting course I took recently, I  had the change to put my ultralight packraft, the Klymit Lite Water Dinghy through a test...

7 Reasons to Go Ultralight for Your Next Hike

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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...