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Gunther Holtorf’s 23 Year Road Trip-
July 31, 2012

Gunther Holtorf’s 23 Year Road Trip-

Gunther Holtorf’s 23 Year Road Trip- This is a man we respect.  This is a man who deserves respect. His greatness is well summarized in the first few lines of the video below.  “This is a man who has to be one of human histories greatest travelers, and he has done his journey completely under…

Sea To Summit eVent Compression Dry Sack Review
May 30, 2011

Sea To Summit eVent Compression Dry Sack Review

We are always looking for great gear to take with us on our next trip, but we are not looking to collect a warehouse of gear.  No, what we want is gear we can use in multiple situations. You see we are just like you, we don’t have unlimited money or unlimited space to store…

Indian Cove Rock Climbing
March 23, 2011

Indian Cove Rock Climbing

It’s March 2011 and there are only a few weeks left before the rocks get too hot to climb at Joshua Tree National Park in California.  Not to mention the most campsites in the park are booked months in advance, so where do you go? You go to a place where the beer flows like…

Mammut Bionic Carabiner Review (HMS & Mythos)
March 18, 2011

Mammut Bionic Carabiner Review (HMS & Mythos)

  Love me some Mammut, love me some Swiss. Bottom line is the Swiss make great products and Mammut has been around since 1862. That’s almost 150 years folks! That’s a long time, they know a little something about climbing mountains. I was in the market for some new climbing equipment and this past month…

180 Degrees South – Couquerors of The Useless Movie Review
February 17, 2011

180 Degrees South – Couquerors of The Useless Movie Review

If you have ever had the desire to pack up and leave it all, to shed your corporate robe and go in search of pure life, then this is the movie for you. The fine folks over at Woodshed films and have teamed up with Patagonia and Kashi to bring you 180 South – Counquerors…

Back To Nature with Yvon Chouinard – Patagonia Founder
February 18, 2010

Back To Nature with Yvon Chouinard – Patagonia Founder

Every now and then you see a video that hits something in you.  This video did that for me. It features Yvon Chouinard the founder of Patagonia and environmental activist. Enjoy Best line in the video “It’s not about catching the fish its about the fish catching you really”

Moosejaw Mountaineering Company Review
December 23, 2009

Moosejaw Mountaineering Company Review

Well what can I say, “I have the madness.” I have heard of Moosejaw before of course, anyone worth their salt at an outdoor activity has perused the site, but i had never really experienced what they had to offer until my recent purchase. For those of you who don’t know what Moosejaw is, simply…

Climbing Half Dome at Night in Yosemite
August 25, 2009

Climbing Half Dome at Night in Yosemite

I am 27 years old, and after this trip I wonder why I waited so long to finally go to Yosemite. The place is awesome and the whole valley looks like a postcard.  You can literally see exactly where the Glacier came through and carved out the valley.  Yosemite is also home to 3 famous…