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September had us out on one big adventure with a trip into Northern California to tackle two major off road trails, the Rubicon and the Dusy Ershim.
After having said our good byes and a lot of the participants having headed down the hill I saddled up my day pack stashed my gear and stepped out from Barcroft Station.
I woke up in the dorm and packed up my stuff I was still waking up and it was time for some well needed caffeine, the chow hall there was awesome and they made some great food.
It has been a busy couple weeks so I am just now getting around to typing up my August 22ndtrip up the Owens Valley and to many of my favorite places for a fast extended weekend trip. After all one of our original mottos was “For professionals who adventure”,
But what I think is even cooler bang for your buck wise is the Esbit Pocket Stove. They are around twelve dollars come with six solid fuel tabs.
So I am still feeling last weekend a little bit we were out doing the Five Peak Challenge at Mission Trails with the Student Veteran Organization (SVO) for National University.
Back in June I ran into the gang at Planetary Designs at the Adventure Van Expo in Big Bear California. These guys have a bunch of cool stuff for the coffee and tea enthusiast and I picked up a couple things to test out at camp.
The SPARK rechargeable LED lantern for Gear Aid is a great little option when trying to light up an area.
The recent earthquake in California got me thinking of a couple of things and as with any natural disaster or major emergency it never hurts to take a look and asses your level of preparedness.