Tag: Backpacking

Alcohol Stoves

Alcohol stoves, why do backpackers love these things? There are several benefits: they’re super light weight (1 ounce or less), they’re inexpensive, efficiency of the fuel and readily available fuel. Stoves If you’ve ever considered making anything to use in

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Leatherman Surge and XTi

As a kid, I loved watching MacGyver. Every week he would find himself in a new predicament and out would come his trusty little red handled knife. I remember one episode though, out came this nifty new tool! That was

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Jetboil Personal Cooking System

Sometimes there is more than one way to approach lightening your gear. When it comes to cooking, you can go with the lightest stove, the lightest pot, etc… Or, you can go with an efficient system which allows you to

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Big Anges Seedhouse SL1 Tent

Have you been on the side of mountain shortly before dark and run into a herd of elk? Or what about this, you’ve finally figured out where the elk are and it’s too dark to shoot? You say to yourself,

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Aquamira Water Treatment

While in Air Force survival school, we were given iodine tablets for our water treatment. We drank water from just about every conceivable source you can think of (maybe even some you wouldn’t think of) and none of it tasted

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Superfeet Boot Inserts

It doesn’t matter how expensive your boots are, you can always use more arch support and Superfeet have been providing that support for over thirty years. Over the years, Superfeet’s product line has continued to grow and expand. Now they

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LaSportiva Trango Trek Boots and Sandstone Shoes

LaSportiva is not a name heard often in the hunting world, but we here at Backcountry Bowhunting are always trying to bring you the very best gear for your hard earned money, and LaSportiva fell in that grouping. LaSportiva has

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Badlands 4500 Pack Review

Before we start, I’d like to share something. I take my job as the Gear Guy very seriously. I’m very interested in providing our readers with what I know works. I’d like to tell how I came to review the

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