Gear

Guy Waterman vs. SAR teams

Guy Waterman wrote in “Backwoods Ethics” that the very presence of communication devices such as cell phones, even if they’re tucked away and unused, reduces the wilderness experience. A recent article in the New York Times – Hikers: Can You…

A $40 Hammock Stand

Dick’s Sporting Goods stores have the Quest hammock stand on sale for $49.99.  Using a $10 off $50 coupon brings the net total to $40.  It is 15 feet long (from top of pole to top of pole) and 48…