Monthly Archives: June 2010

The Dance

Now we can finally do the dance! What dance do you speak of? The summer dance of course! The grill-is-fired-up and I just-picked-up-some of-that-new-Lagunitas-seasonal-release type of dance. Sort of like funk, but better. Don’t have your summer dance down pat? … Continue reading

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Black Diamond Octane Pack

28L, 1,700 cu in. 2lbs 11oz. (size Medium) Outside Magazine’s Gear of the Year Award Winner: 2010 Pros: Lightweight, but able to carry weight easily. A lack of extraneous features and a streamlined top-loading design makes 28L feel more like … Continue reading

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Petzl Tikka XP 2 Headlamp

Pros: Lightweight, incredibly bright, competatively priced. Long battery life, but without added bulk of an external battery pack above your neck. Versatile modes – spotlight, floodlight, blinkers, and red LED for your star chart or secret missions. The recent redesign … Continue reading

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Yosemite

What a busy week! Traffic is picking up, the people are arriving. Summer is right around the corner. I’ve been bummin’ about not having enough time to sit down and write a blog on Yosemite. Man, what a trip. I … Continue reading

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Patagonia Nano Puff

hydrophobic nano puff from Travis Caldwell on Vimeo.

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Summer is here. Maybe Thursday if we’re lucky.

Well, this Memorial Day weekend was spectacular! It finally felt like summer to me, if only for those several days of sun. Frank actually didn’t end up going to the Marble Mountain Wilderness this weekend. Funny enough, I knew that … Continue reading

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