Gear Review: Tarptent Aeon Li

Since receiving a prototype of the Tarptent Aeon Li in December, 2018, I’ve put about 550 miles (885 km) on the shelter. Most of these came on the Australian Alpine Walking Track (AAWT), but additionally I’ve also done some shorter … Continue reading

Arthur Range Traverse – Trip Report

Distance: 42 miles (68 km) Time: 5 days Note: The time needed to do this hike can vary dramatically depending on the conditions, as well as the fitness and experience of the hiker. As a general reference, John Chapman, in … Continue reading

Cordillera Blanca Traverse (CBT) Gear List | Peru, 2014

I hiked the CBT in August/September, which is “dry” season in the Central Andes of South America. It is also winter, however, due to the fact that the Cordillera Blanca is situated so close to the equator, temperature fluctuations are relatively … Continue reading

Gear Review: Tarptent ProTrail

A few months ago I posted about a prototype tent that I was taking to the Peruvian Andes. The “ProTrail” is a one person, single wall silnylon shelter. It represents the latest offering from Henry Shires and the folks at Tarptent. … Continue reading