DIY: Reflective Zipper Pulls

A friend recently remarked on the brightly colored zipper pulls that I have on several of my jackets, and it reminded me that this would probably be a good subject and backpacking tip to share with everyone else. The photo above shows three of my jackets with some of my DIY reflective zipper pulls made […]

Camping Classic – Waterproofing Matches

This will expose both my technology geek side and my backpacking nerd side in one blog post. So, just the other day, I was reading my self-made eBook version of Horace Kephart’s classic, “Camping and Woodcraft“, on my iPod Touch when I came across a beautiful little nugget of camping wisdom explaining how to weather-proof […]