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Smartwool Merino Wool Liner Socks

Humphrey Weightman convinced me to try wool sock liners. Well not exactly, but that was the end result. We were having an email exchange over  New Years about the gear and clothing he thinks is best suited for hiking across Scotland in early May. In his opinion, wool is better …

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Rab Momentum Jacket in eVent

From Gore-Tex to eVent I’ve been wanting to upgrade my hiking shell and rain jacket from Gore-Tex Paclite to eVent fabric for some time, but I’ve had a difficult time finding a minimalist jacket from any of the US-based outdoor clothing manufacturers. Last month, I finally found the perfect coat, …

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REI TI Ware Non-Stick Pot

Last week I upgraded to a new REI 1.3 L titanium pot with a non stick coating for easy cleanup. For years, all I did was boil water for freezer bag meals on the trail and I didn’t need a non-stick coating. But these days, I want the option of …

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