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Camping the Kelty Way

Camping the Kelty Way

| November 28, 2010 | 1 Comment

An appreciation for one of America’s most sought after camping gear manufacturers. To my delight, I was recently introduced to the Kelty brand and after my first experience, was quickly converted to a loyal user. Since 1952, Kelty has built affordable, reliable outdoor gear that enables everyone, from the first-time camper to the experienced mountaineer, […]

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Colorado River Kayak Camping

Colorado River Kayak Camping

| November 14, 2010 | 4 Comments

I joined a local paddling group through meetup.com to get in on some group paddling action. Shortly after I joined, a meetup was posted for a 2-day/1-night kayak camping trip on the Wilbarger Paddling Trail on the Colorado River in central Texas. This would not only be my first meetup, but also my first kayak […]

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Relax – The Hammock Way

Relax – The Hammock Way

| November 5, 2010 | 1 Comment

I’ve personally enjoyed the art of relaxing for pretty much all my life and discovered that one of best ways to fully appreciate this great pastime is with the help of a hammock. There is nothing like relaxing to the sounds of nature while enjoying the cool breeze in the great outdoors. I particularly enjoy […]

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Commanding the Colorado

Commanding the Colorado

| October 31, 2010 | 4 Comments

I was trying to figure how I was going to get all of my gear into one of my sit on top kayaks. Most of the paddlers on this trip were taking canoes but I still preferred to use a kayak. Then it occurred to me that the best option would be a hybrid such as a Native Watercraft Ultimate 14 or a Wilderness Systems Commander 140. Because of their wide-open cockpit design, either would easily accommodate all of my gear while still providing an experience closer to my personal preferences.

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