My Biggest Arizona Backpacking Fears – And a Few Things I’m Not So Worried About – Arizona Backpacker
When I’m heading into the backcountry, there are a few things that scare the living Bejesus out of me. I’m not afraid to admit it. In fact, I believe being at peace with my inner …
Even though I haven’t done any backpacking in a long time, some of the points discussed in this article are relevant in my hiking and camping activities.
Mountain Bikes and Rustic Scottish Cabins Can Fix Anything – Adventure Journal
When civilization becomes a bit too much, there’s always the bike and the rustic cabin. Or “bothy” in Scotland.
I really like how they have constructed their line of bags. I especially appreciate the fact they are a small home-based business with growth potential. I’m considering their day-pack for my hiking adventures. They also make handlebar bags and roll up tool packs for your bike!
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Here’s my trusty Solo Stove I use when I go car camping. I love this stove because of its simplicity and design. You simply toss in some pine needles and small twigs to get things started, then add larger pieces to bring up the heat. An added benefit of using this type of stove is that you leave very little evidence of having burned a fire compared to creating random fire pits in the forest.
In this photo, I boiled water for a ready-to-eat meal in northern Arizona. In Arizona, we frequently have fire restrictions during the summer, and for good reason. Even small stoves like this are not allowed during those times. But when there are no restrictions, I always use my Solo Stove!
Oh, and I also have one of the smaller “lite” version of this stove I plan to use when I go bike packing.