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About Me I am an artist who’s art work is informed by solo outdoor excursions. The imagery generated is in response to the psychological aspects of being alone in the wilderness.
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Terrific work, Kat!

In Chaff » Not enough backpacking but still busy
November 08, 11:53pm

Vapour Rise
I would seriously recommend Rab's Vapour Rise kit. It wicks like crazy and has great dwr and wind protection. I hiked hard in very mixed conditions, rain through snow and stayed completely dry ...

In GEAR » what am i doing wrong (AKA I am cold and wet :(
November 05, 3:54pm

Rab Alpine
Great review Dave. Thanks! I recently took my Rab Alpine out for it's first trip. It's more than a windshirt. It is unlined Vapour Rise. The capillary action of this fabric was amazing. ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Windshirts: 2012 State of the Market Report - Part 2: The Present and Future of Windshirts
October 31, 12:43pm

Thanks, Mike. Planning on using my exlight and Alpine light in conjunction this winter. Was curious how the synth matched up. I get a little compression of the exlight in the sleeves but figure ...

In Winter Hiking » What is your winter layering system?
October 28, 6:19pm

Nanopuff vs. exlight
Mike, or anyone else for that matter, How does layering your Micropuff under your MB Alpine Light work for compression of the garments? I think I read in the past you have a MB Exlight. I was wo...

In Winter Hiking » What is your winter layering system?
October 27, 7:52pm

Check Cabelas. They have a coat and vest called the Teewinot. 100gr of Primaloft 1. The jacket is on sale for $50.

In GEAR » Cheap synthetic insulation jacket?
October 22, 11:46am

How the he$$%#% do you manage your lanyard kit"
The items described on the lanyard or other carry options are items nearly all of us carry. They just aren't in the pack. They are on the person. These aren't extras like a spare bear can o...

In GEAR » How the he$$%#% do you manage your lanyard kit
October 01, 1:27am

How the he$$%#% do you manage your lanyard kit"
I carry a fixed blade knife. I like knives so I carry one. Anyhow, I attach it to my belt loop with a nite ize carabiner run through the scabbards belt hanger. I don't wear a belt. I then attac...

In GEAR » How the he$$%#% do you manage your lanyard kit
September 30, 3:07pm

Arrow moccasins are really nice shoes. They have several styles and aren't too expensive. I think for $8 more they will custom make the shoe to fit your foot. I recommend the double sole which ...

In GEAR » Minimalist Shoes for Everyday Use
September 23, 11:27pm

Solo-Plus Tent State of the Market Report
There seems to be some miss information here or at least a lack of familiarity in regards to the Nemo Meta 1P. Mine is a year old. It weighs exactly 32oz including guylines, no stakes or stuff sack...

In Editor's Roundtable » Solo-Plus Tent State of the Market Report
September 19, 9:14pm

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