16 reviewer rep
13 forum posts
joined Jun 6, 2006
Location: Rolla, MO
Occupation: Software Engineer & Writer
|Jacket/Shirt Size||8-10 small|
|Pant Size||8-10 small|
I'm an ultra-lightweight backacker because I enjoy the technical aspect of bringing the minimal amount of survival gear as well as the freedom that a smaller load gives me. I practice urban stealth camping using my Hennessy Hammock, and I go on long mountain bike treks either on the trail or off, and stealth camp along the way. Meaning that I camp out of the way of the main traffic on the trail. I've hiked the Florida Trail, many sections of the Appalachian Trail, Pikes Peak, all over Hawaii, and most currently a biking and backpacking exploration of the springs and caves of Missouri. No, we don't bike in the caves, but it has crossed my mind!
For me the way that everyday concerns disappear the moment I'm on the trail represents the freedom that I most enjoy about the outdoors. If you suggested a range of outdoor activities I'd pick backpacking, hiking, biking, van camping, and camping, in that order. I find trails to hike everywhere, even down a city street.
Gear Reviews (4)
|Black Diamond RPM||4/07/2009|
|Granite Gear Vapor Ki||6/06/2006|
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