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Greg - We had an incredibly dry and warm April: most years we would have encountered much more snow. There was actually a fire ban when we started the trip, which for us meant no fires for the dur...

In Post-Trip Reports » SHT and the Border Route Trail, MN
May 13, 7:17am

Hi James - Glad you liked the report...hopefully we can surprise a few people with just how interesting hiking in the midwest can be. As far as the Kek goes, I've not hiked it but have...

In Post-Trip Reports » SHT and the Border Route Trail, MN
May 12, 1:45pm

Final two days on the BRT
We were out of camp a little after seven in the morning (not all that easy to do when it is this cold and wet...), and were off to the ridges of the BRT. A shot of mountain lake, just before T...

In Post-Trip Reports » SHT and the Border Route Trail, MN
May 12, 11:19am

BRT trip report
I had foolishly set up my shelter high and exposed to the winds and heavy rain that began wipping through the Swamp River valley. The hood of my water-resistant (momentum) bivy sack started to get...

In Post-Trip Reports » SHT and the Border Route Trail, MN
May 12, 10:41am

SHT and the Border Route Trail, MN
Ok Minnesotans: this one is for you.... For a few years I've had the Border Route Trail on my radar but haven't been able to find much information about it and was generally told not to ...

In Post-Trip Reports » SHT and the Border Route Trail, MN
May 12, 10:02am

closet cleaning
PM sent about coleman xtreme stove with canisters....i'll take it if it is in good working condition. Matt

In Gear Swap » My first closet cleaning
April 29, 7:56pm

rain shorts
I'm also surprised to see so many people dismiss the idea of rain shorts: some people say bring rain pants, some say they aren't necessary. I've found rain shorts can be a very light a...

In Philosophy & Technique » rain shorts? ...possible or just plain stupid?
April 08, 4:45pm

winter gear
Jeffrey - I've gotten into winter camping over the past few years and have been using a nimbus meridian pack as well. I think it works great as a winter pack for the length of trips you'...

In GEAR » Winter gear
March 29, 7:16pm

What size Swift?
Hi Travis - Thanks for giving us all such a thorough rundown of your Swift: now I'm considering buying one as well. That brings me to my question: you noted that you are about 5'11&...

In GEAR » SMD new '10 Swift pack is shipping!
March 28, 10:23am

Whitney Down Parka finished....almost.
On friday evening I all but finished my parka in time for a quick trip to Minnesota's North Shore with my girlfriend over the weekend. I haven't added a waist or hood draw cord yet, but th...

In Make Your Own Gear » Down hood for whitney jacket
March 22, 3:30pm

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