Tag Archives: Gear

August 15, 2008
Climbing can get expensive– also tagged

I was browsing REI.com for deals last night and started pricing climbing gear. It has been a few months since I have climbed, partially because I have minimal gear (i.e. no rope). I have been playing with the idea of buying gear needed for top roping I would like to watch someone set top roping [...]

May 8, 2008
Lightweight alcohol pack stove– also tagged , , ,

Homemade alcohol pack stoves have become a common place in the light and ultralight weight backpacking scene. They are simple, cheap, light weight, and effective. They also happen to be very easy to improvise if yours gets broken or lost. There are entire pages dedicated to different stove designs. Some are self pressurizing stoves fashioned [...]