I have the whole process recorded — modeling/stencils/patterns, cutting supplies, prep, sewing it all together. For now, though, please just enjoy some images of the finished product. Materials: 100wt PolarTech Fleece (under 1/2 yard) 1/16” elastic shock cord tiny cord … Continue reading “MYOG Fleece Balaclava with Eye Mask” →
Filmed at Toleak Point, WA Coast
Normally I drink instant coffee in cold water with some chia seeds as I pack up my stuff and get walking. But when I’m glamping with my SO, friends, or family, I’ll sometimes bring the good stuff. Here’s how I … Continue reading “Backcountry Coffee” →
Video Summary Itinerary Pratt Mountain (with stop at Ollalie Lake) Camp at bald above Island Lake Mount Defiance Putrid Pete’s Peak (P3) Unestablished Trail Descend P3 Dirty Harry’s Balcony Off Trail to Web Lake Off Trail to Granite Lakes Hike … Continue reading “Alpine Lakes Wilderness Mini Thru Hike // Pratt Mountain, Mount Defiance, Putrid Pete’s Peak, Dirty Harry’s Balcony, Web Mountain, Granite Lakes” →
Large NeoAir (it’s wider than regular) that’s cut down to torso length at just under 10oz. (Cut more off, now 8.9oz) Zero leaks, been great for multiple nights on trail since. This is a stupid easy to do. (Did puncture … Continue reading “Modified NeoAir Large 3/4 Length Ultralight Torso Pad” →
The frantic rush of creating a ton of new gear combined with the ability to get to this trailhead in 45 minutes had me rushing out the door one random Wednesday evening. I mean, come on, I had to test … Continue reading “Granite Lakes, Alpine Wilderness, Solo // MYOG 13.3oz Quilt // 37* Low” →
I slept at 3000′ on trail. Was great to just get out there.