Former Conservation Officer and Park Supervisor, HellHikeAndRaft 2015 Participant EpicSocialAdventures , Leave No Trace Master Educator, Leave No Trace Canada Founding Member, Nature Saskatchewan and Saskatchewan Trails Association Board Member Family man who loves the outdoors.


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One Tigris Waterproof Capsule

I was very intrigued with the One Tigris waterproof capsule, when I saw a picture of it on Face Book. I’m kind of a geek when it comes to waterproof storage options. When I saw that they were looking for people to review the product, I knew that I had to take part. As with other One Tigr...
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Sam's Natural

Posted 10 months ago

I was contacted by Sam’s Natural through the Gravity Fed website, about trying some of their products. I quickly took a look at their website, and discovered a great selection of body care products made from natural ingredients. I chose five products that I knew I would use; Ravine Deodorant...
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Element Pure Base Layers

Element Pure Baselayers-Dean Cattell I became aware of Element Pure through Twitter, as they began to launch their Kickstarter campaign back in November 2015. I was very intrigued with the product and quickly became a backer on their campaign. A day after their launch, they were the number one ...
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GORP Energy Bars Review

Posted 1 year ago

I was fortunate to attend the Outdoor Adventure Show in Calgary, Alberta in 2015.  I was representing Leave No Trace Canada, and as with most trade shows, one spends their free time checking out the other booths.  This is where I discovered GORP Energy Bars.  The name in itself is an attracta...
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Teton Sports Rock 1800 Review

I first became aware of Teton Sports through their very popular #Hikerchat on Twitter.  It became very apparent that they had a very loyal and passionate fan base, through the never-ending positive comments on their gear.  In August of 2015, I was selected to participate in HellHikeandRaft wit...
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Bounce Energy Balls Review

Posted 1 year ago

I’m not sure how I could have missed these tasty treats in my search for trail food.  I first became aware of Bounce Energy Balls during a #WeGetOutside Twitter chat that I was participating in.  I followed up with them about some samples to try (they sent me a boxful) and I’ve been in lov...
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VSSL Gear Supplies Review

Posted 1 year ago

I had seen several advertisements for VSSL in several social media feeds. When it was listed in the Holiday gift guide, I knew that I had to check it out a little further. I reached out to the company, and they graciously sent me a VSSL Supplies. This is a tough, indestruc...
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Lever Gear Toolcard 1.0 Review

Posted 1 year ago

I recently received a prototype of Toolcard 1.0 from Lever Gear in Asheville, North Carolina.  When the Gear Stash had asked if I would be interested in reviewing a new product, yet to hit the market, the gear geek in me responded with an immediate yes.  Coincidentally, I was already following Le...
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Is Boiling Time Affected by Different Cooksets

Here is a guest post that I did comparing boiling times on four different closets with the Vargo Triad XE alcohol stoves.
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