Trail Tools: Cutting Wood

In the balance of capacity and efficiency,  I lean more toward filling to my capacity.  I know I can comfortably carry 35lbs all day, so if I have the space, I bring a few excess items that I feel enhance my my time in the wilderness.  What fun is traveling light if you can’t bring … More Trail Tools: Cutting Wood


Backpacking Luxuries

These are things that I really don’t need to carry, but I find worth it.  As my buddy, Josh says, “I carry less so I can bring more”. REI Flexlite Chair:  This stupid chair is probably the most unnecessary item I carry, but I love it.  There is something incredibly nice about having a dry … More Backpacking Luxuries

Trail Coffee: Little Red Wagon Geo, Revisited

Previously I posted about Little Red Wagon Coffee Roasters Geo coffee packets.  I was excited to try another option for coffee on the trail.  The thought of high quality coffee while backpacking had my mouth watering.  There’s nothing like rolling out of your tent on a cool morning for some vestibule side coffee.  Well, the Geo packets … More Trail Coffee: Little Red Wagon Geo, Revisited

Coffee on the Trail: Little Red Wagon Geo Review

A buddy noticed an article on Backpacking Light Geo Coffee Review* reviewing a trail friendly coffee product, the Little Red Wagon Coffee Roasters’ Geo.  I ordered a 12-pack of the neat little packets in the Panama – Camiseta Estate offering.  I decided to test out the coffee in my office.  The process was simple: hook the paper … More Coffee on the Trail: Little Red Wagon Geo Review