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Square Tarp Pitches

Tarp Pitch

Shaped tarps get boring after a time. Most are pre-cut with a specific shape in mind and they can only be pitched that way. If you are bored of the A-frame and pyramid pitches, then gather round and let me tell you …

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Thermoball Synthetic Insulation vs Goose Down

Thermoball Primaloft Synthetic Insulation

Thermoball is a new form of Primaloft synthetic insulation designed to mimic the insulating properties and compressibility of goose down while providing a lower cost alternative to down coats and jackets. Co-developed for The North Face’s new line of insulated jackets, Primaloft …

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Hike to Mt Ingalls and Ray’s Pond

Tuckerman Ravine, The Great Gulf, and King Ravine seen from Mt Ingalls

Mt Ingalls (2242′) is a gem of a peak in the southern Mahoosuc Range (in New Hampshire’s White Mountains) with extraordinary views of the Northern Presidentials. I climbed it in late May while exploring the trail system near Shelburne, NH and Philbrook …

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