Climbing can get expensive

I was browsing REI.com for deals last night and started pricing climbing gear. It has been a few months since I have climbed, partially because I have minimal gear (i.e. no rope). I have been playing with the… Read More

Lightweight alcohol pack stove

Homemade alcohol pack stoves have become a common place in the light and ultralight weight backpacking scene. They are simple, cheap, light weight, and effective. They also happen to be very easy to improvise if yours gets broken… Read More