Monthly Archives: July 2014

Overview of Sawyer mini filter

A new water filter system which compares very favorably to other such systems in terms of cost, ease of use and weight. Filter weighs only 53g. Cleaning plunger 30g. Straw 3g. 0.5 litre pouch 23g. Total weight of system 109g … Continue reading

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Review of Montane Grand Tour 55

A comfortable backpack with many excellent features. Here is my video review.

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Lakeland Backpack – Part 2

Tuesday Dawn comes early near to the solstice and when I am in a tent, I wake pretty early, so a little after 5.30 I was already to get up. I decided to avoid making tea early as Terry and … Continue reading

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