A project is easier with the right tools.

I carry a mix of homemade and commercial gear.  Ideally, in minimal amounts.

I enjoy camping under my homemade tarp (click for photos) and also enjoy making hammocks as gifts, though I don’t use one for backpacking.

August 2019– 8th lap of the Standing Indian Loop

June 2019– 7th lap of the Standing Indian Loop

December 2018– 58 mile AT/Bartram Trail Loop

October 2018– another Standing Indian Loop to test my homemade backpack

August 2018- 50 mile loop up to Clingmans Dome in the Smokies

April 2018- a 20 mile loop over Gregory Bald in the Smokies

March 2018– another 27 mile Standing Indian Loop overnight

November 2017– another 30 mile loop in the Smoky Mountains

September 2017 Tarp test in the Nantahala National Forest, North Carolina USA

April 2017 Great Smoky Mountains 30 mile loop

February 2017 Foothills Trail 40 mile overnight hike (in prep for 77 mile Foothills Trail thru-hike)

November 2016 Great Smoky Mountain National Park 90 mile Benton MacKaye Trail section

September 2016 60 mile Georgia Loop on Appalachian/ Benton MacKaye/ Duncan Ridge Trails

June 2016 Standing Indian Loop

May 2016 Bartram/ Appalachian Trail 85 mile loop