March 14

How to convert your Lightrek poles to collapsible poles

Ever wish you had markings on your Lightrek™ poles to instantly know which length to extend them to without the old “holding them next to each other” ritual at the trailhead? Here’s a simple solution: use a silver-metallic Sharpie marker. Since the poles are black, you need something that will stand out against the graphite … Continue reading “How to convert your Lightrek poles to collapsible poles”

February 21

Bear Can Pack Modification

To better hold my Bearacade Bear canister, I sewed two thin strips of Velcro on the underside of each of the Gorilla Y straps and affixed 2 strips of adhesive backed Velcro on the canister…Perfecto …bear canister stayed just where I wanted it to! –submitted by Peter Ireland

January 29

Toothpaste dots

Are you not quite ready to use Dr. Bronner’s soap for toothpaste? Do you have a favorite brand or need a special one for sensitive teeth? Consider making toothpaste ‘dots’ by drying little dabs on your dehydrator while you’re dehydrating some food for your next trip. If you don’t want to run the dehydrator, just … Continue reading “Toothpaste dots”