Concessions…

First, a quick update on upcoming hikes: In a few weeks, Deep Woods and I will set off from VA Hwy 42 (just down the road from Bear Garden Hostel) and shoot for Pearisburg, VA. That’s just shy of 80 trail miles.  We would have preferred to do more but that’s all that time would … Continue reading Concessions…

Are We There Yet?

Well, according to my “scientific” studies, the Esbit – Heini Keg boiling tests were not very impressive.  Here's a pic of a wrapped tablet and an opened tablet ready to light. I got all setup outside on a breezy day and started with 2 cups of water at approx 35 deg(f).  Like I said, real “scientific”.  With … Continue reading Are We There Yet?