I have been wearing glasses since my school years. As a child, I was identified very early on as having a ‘lazy eye’ – a slight squint. But it wasn’t until I started reading a lot, either books or computers that I started developing headaches. A visit to the optometrist identified as regular corneal astigmatism, which, in…
I was excited about the prospects of getting the eldest girl (now just turned 2) out and walking and tramping with me. I started with heading out on day walks with her in the MacPac Vamoose, but was keen to get her down and walking at least some of the way as soon as she was…
Weight. For some of us, the quest is to reduce weight down further and further. Why? Less weight, less fatigue, ability to go further, longer and more comfortably. Want the lightest? The Javelin Bipod, Kapita Tripod may be the answer.
I have spent over 16 years in New Zealand; I have been tramping and exploring the outdoors for 13 years; I have been around firearms and knives in the back country for over five years; I have jet boated up remote rivers for nearly a year. I have done all of these things with a less than acceptable, or even worse no form of, personal first aid kit. That stops now.
Hunters Element Edge Pouches – simple addition to customise your carry rig.
I love how the further you explore the rabbit hole, the deeper it can become. Even something as simple as replacing something lost can lead you through an interesting path of discovery and adventure. Such was the case when I tried to replace my lost pocket knife.
A light weight anorak with great waterproof and breathability ratings. Throw your Deluge Anorak in bottom of your pack in case you’re caught in an unexpected downpour.
The final part in the series: part three – I discus the clothing I took out with me on my lightweight hunting trip.
Lightweight hunting was the goal – part one of the three part video series covers my initial thoughts on the matter.
In a fit of knife buying I decided I wanted a big heavy blade and a bigger, even heavier blade. So I went out and got myself a Svord Golok.