Category Archives: Articles

Posts that talk in depth about a particular subject, not journal entries.

Ultralight Down Vests – Market Review

If you want to get the most insulation bang (warmth) for your buck (grams) a down vest may be the answer. This article rounds up all the ultralight down vests on the market today. This article was last updated 28th January 2017.

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Training for the AT

Most people have to ‘get in shape’ to some extent before tackling the AT in order to make reasonable progress, minimize the risk of injury and enhance enjoyment of the experience. My case was complicated though because I was also rehabbing two post-surgery legs and would soon suffer a bad tear of a shoulder rotator cuff. Such specific circumstances should be kept in mind by anyone reading this with an eye on borrowing any of the routines.

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