Winner of Kupilka Cup Giveaway

If you were one of the people that commented directly on my blog then you might be the winner! Thank you to everyone who entered the Kupilka 21 Cup giveaway, there were some great comments shared on the post and a lot of responses. There were 82 eligible entries to the giveaway according to those […]

Kupilka 21 Cup Giveaway

I mentioned in an earlier sneak-peak post that I would be giving away some Kupilka 21 cups and here is the first of the giveaways. Toward the end of last year I played a very small role in connecting Kupilka with some backpacking distribution options within the United States in an effort to help them […]

Kupilka 21 Giveaway – Sneak Peak

Do you want to be one of the first few to get your hands on a brand new Kupilka 21 cup before they become available in the stores later this March? Well, thanks to the very kind folks at Kupilka, I have some brand new Kupilka 21 cups to giveaway to my readers.  I’ll post […]

Ordering KUPILKA for US residents

I wanted to provide a quick update on the KUPILKA biomaterial blog post from a few days ago.  Several of you have reached out to me asking how you can get your hands on the Kupilka products as they are currently not available in stores in the US and are hard to come by. I […]

KUPILKA – Biomaterial Cups & Bowls

I’m always excited to find new products and manufacturers of outdoor backpacking equipment.  They often bring new concepts, materials and ways of thinking to the outdoor genre.  This is certainly true of KUPLIKA, a small Finnish company that launched its new line of eating utensils in 2001. KUPILKA cups, bowls, and cutlery are made of […]

GSI Pinnacle Soloist Cookset Giveaway!

The warmer weather is finally here, which means it’s time to get out on the trails and start cooking. So how would you like to start your 2010 backpacking and hiking season off with a free ultralight cooking set?  Well one lucky reader can by entering to win a GSI Pinnacle Sololist Cookset (a $40 […]

My Updated Trail Cooking System

Back in April of last year, I wrote about my alcohol stove trail cooking system and the individual components that it comprises of. Since then I have been seriously rethinking how I cook while on the trail and the types of foods I tend to cook.  My intent was to refine my system such that […]

Xmas backpacking goodies

I thought I’d share with you all some of the very cool backpacking and hiking related gear goodies that I received this year as Christmas presents from my family. Most of these were on my list of ideas as very specific items, but a few were well considered surprises.  My family rocks! Black Diamond Orbit […]