Category Archives: Camping Gear

Product Review – MEC Reactor 3.8 Air Mattress

A little humour added…keep reading As you maybe aware, I had discovered throughout the night, the air mattress deflated as a result of a hole. No problem, I’ll just repair it with the patch kit it came with. Let me … Continue reading

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Geez….I gotta laugh at my bad luck.

The best advice for any trip….ask the locals!   Having asked locals in Lincoln City, I was advised that Humbug Mountain State Park was a beautiful place to camp. They were right. Very clean, well kept and my favourite amenity: … Continue reading

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Product Review – Halulite Minimalist

The Halulite Minimalist by GSI outdoors. Pros – Absolutely love the size (.6 litres)! Comes with a a lid, which converts into a sipping lid for your hot beverages, as well as a pot gripper and an insulating sleeve. Cons … Continue reading

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Packing your Backpack

3 Basic Steps to keep in mind: 1. Packing a backpack is simple enough. It’s recommend that you pack all your heavier gear at the bottom and keep it centred in the pack for stability. 2. Having my tent and … Continue reading

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Skull Cap vs. Fullface Helmet …part 2

Holy Crap! When the rain is coming down and you’re travelling 120km/hr…. the only thing you think of as the rain and a little hail is pelting against your open forehead….it’s like the needle pricks while getting a tattoo……Not fun! … Continue reading

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Camping Gear & Check List

Additional items I wish I had: Waterproof Dry Gloves Heated Hand Grips Long Johns A Girlfriend If you have….please send!

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Become a Minimalist

You are Going to Have to Become a Minimalist You and your ride can carry only so much and it’s important to cut back what you don’t need.  Only take what you do need.  And …as your travelling days go … Continue reading

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