Monthly Archives: December 2009

Granite Gear White Lightning

As a huge fan of floorless tents for 3-season camping, I’ve tried out many designs. My conclusion is that designers have yet to improve upon a flat tarp such as the White Lightning. I chose to go with the largest … Continue reading

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Smith River Gorges

A couple weekends ago I awoke to 20 degree temperature and and ice/frost combo on the ground. I decided to do the most logical thing, GO BOATING! There was four of us going (myself, Dan, Frank, and Chris), so we … Continue reading

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Stoves: Canister vs Liquid Fuel

Stoves: Canister vs Liquid Fuel from Travis Caldwell on Vimeo.

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Granite gear Nimbus Access FZ

I aplogize for not having any good images of this product to add to the review. Pros: Comfortable, streamlined, easy access to gear. Well-designed compression. Larger loads can easly be secured externally. Cons: Easy to lose track of smaller items. … Continue reading

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Mammut Smart Belay Device

Mammut Smart Belay Device from Travis Caldwell on Vimeo.

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