April 25

PCT Kick Off 2010

Glen, Grant and Dave traveled to Lake Moreno County park to attend the Annual Day Zero Pacific Trail Kick Off (ADZPCTKO) event this year.  As their web site so aptly states: “The primary focus of the gathering is to help shed those butterflies that inevitably precede a life-altering experience like hiking the PCT by showing … Continue reading “PCT Kick Off 2010”

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