Giveaway Alert: The Bugpatch

I was recently offerred a chance to try out a new product and share it with our readers , The Bugpatch – and let me say that anytime I see an offer for a natural bug deterrents, I am ALL for it. I can’t use DEET…

Articles From the Backpacker March 2011 Issue

Noticed some of the cooking pot reviews are up online for reading now – from our article in the March 2011 issue of Backpacker Magazine – Gear Review: Camp Cookware. The link takes you to the start of the article and you can then…

First Take: MSR Quick 2 System Review

A couple weeks ago when REI was having its last sale I noticed the MSR® Quick™ 2 System was on sale for around $70. While I really didn’t need the two plates and mugs it was the same price as just the MSR® Quick™…