Falconer-27 (aka Project-F) Backpack – Vanquest

Manufacturer of high-performance tactical gear, backpacks, sling packs, messenger bags, range bags, RFID wallets, accessories, etc. all made of military-grade parts such as USA-made MultiCam / MultiCam-Black fabric, genuine Cordura fabric with DuPont Teflon, YKK zippers, Gladding 550 paracord, ripstop …

Sawyer MINI Filter bottle adapter

The Sawyer MINI Filter is just being released to the wild and the ultralight crowd is in a feeding frenzy. Tinny from Minibulldesign does it again. This time he is ahead of even the manufacturer, with his Sawyer MINI Filter …

Using a wool blanket in the woods

Bushcrafting in it’s purist form takes you back to the ways of yore. Doing things as they were done for hundreds of years.  Many of the things learned in bushcraft involve creating the needed tools of survival from wood and nature. There …

Top 5 technologies that make ultralight backpacking possible

The sport or methodology of ultralight backpacking is bound to technology much like Formula One racing. The quest for lighter and lighter gear can only be achieved in two ways. Taking less gear, which involves more knowledge and multi-use items …

Ultralight Cook Kit 2012-07-20

Over the years my hiking style has changed and along with it my cooking style. I am not much for fancy cooking in the backwoods so my cook kit is very simple. Basically for boiling water so I can have …