Tag Archives: MSR Pocket Rocket

Primus Express Spider cold test

My other test today – see I told you I was bored ! – was to see what effect low gas levels and cold temperatures would have on my new Primus Express Spider remote cartridge stove.  (See post – Primus … Continue reading

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Primus Express Spider – first impressions

I am starting to look towards equipment for the coming late autumn/winter period. Most of my backpack trips so far have been outside of this period and I have said that I will look to do more trips during this … Continue reading

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Trip Report – Honister Hause 23rd/24th July

A  round trip totalling 13.6 kms starting at the National Trust car park outside the YHA at Honister Hause.  The route covered Honister Hause to Haystacks dropping down to Scarth Gap, past Black Sail Hut, up Kirk Fell,  Great Gable … Continue reading

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Current gear list for overnights/weekends – 3 seasons

Below is my current gear list for overnight and weekend hikes during late spring and summer. Two items have seriously reduced my weight carried this year – OMM Jirishanca which has knocked over a kilo off my previous backpack and … Continue reading

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