Giveaway Alert: The Bugpatch

Giveaway Alert: The Bugpatch

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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 products, I get hive outbreaks, which are not pretty in the backcountry. Which […]

Articles From the Backpacker March 2011 Issue

Articles From the Backpacker March 2011 Issue

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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 read the individual reviews. ~Sarah

First Take: MSR Quick 2 System Review

First Take: MSR Quick 2 System Review

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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™ 2 Pot Set (minus the goodies). Last year I picked up […]

New Gear To Play With

New Gear To Play With

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I was out running errands when somehow I ended up in REI. Not sure how that happened I was puttering around, looking at the January clearance items. It is pretty obvious that people are not spending money like last year – the sale has been going on for a week nearly and most of the […]