First Group Hang of 2012


Just going to leave the post short and direct you to the page. Just follow the link below or the menu at the top under Adventures-2012. 6th Annual Mt. Rogers Hang Advertisements

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First Cold Weather Sleeping System Test


On Friday, January 13th 2012 the weather forecast was snow and a low of 14 F through the night with a predicted wind chill of around 4 F. Excited about the low I decided to do a test hang on some of my newly acquired gear. Knowing that last year I used a similar setup […]

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Hammock Hiking for Humanity – The H3 Initiative


Fellow hammock hanger, and all out crazy Water Monkey, is doing another hike for charity. To help spread his word and hopefully increase donations I’m throwing up this post to hopefully help out some. If you donate, he has some amazing raffles for some great products, more importantly you can help 3 great organizations. Strength […]

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ZPacks Exo Backpack & My Winter Gear – Fitting it all in


I probably should have done a review on the pack itself before showing everything I stuffed in for my winter trips. Well, I kinda did, but it was an all in one video & ended up being to large to upload to YT. After allot of editing, the review parts I couldn’t get to make […]

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Good questions J.D. (I’m ready for ya update)


My friend J.D. had a good question so I decided to add my thoughts on the pack change/addition. First the reason I believe its going to work. My current pack, ULA Circuit, fits all my winter gear easily with room to spare. That gear should get me to zero, maybe below. Still waiting to confirm […]

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I’m ready for ya!


Cold weather that is. I have my new winter gear ready to really test and the lowest temps so far seem to happen during the work week. So far 28F is the lowest I have been out in this year, and I got hot & needed to vent my quilts. So I believe I’m ready […]

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3 Friends & John P. Saylor Trail


A 3 day backpacking trip to Gallitzin State Forest in Pennsylvania. The weather started out sunny on day one, day two provided a nice cloud cover, day three, well it also provided cloud cover along with rain. Not even the rain could drive away the beauty of the trail, or the experience. Oh-No, Sweetbabyd, & […]

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Fun with a stove, camera, & iMovie.


Making an alcohol stove, messing with the camera, & learning a little iMovie. All in fun. Had some time to burn on this Sunday so why not get the camera out. Then I thought, why not make a stove, then I thought, why not record myself making a stove, then I thought, why not record […]

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Pointy Knob Trail


A new adventure added. This is my first video of any of my trips. I normally just shoot still photos. So this is a little feeler if you will to figure out if I’m going to shoot more videos during my trips. If I do, I think a new camera is going to be needed. […]

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Warbonnet Blackbird Cover


I finally got around to make my Warbonnet Blackbird cover. I saw this at the Dolly Sods hang on Dutch’s hammock and liked it. He doesn’t sell them so I figured I might as well give it a go. I’m extremely happy with the way it turned out. Tight fitting lines and a nice snug […]

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