Hi, I'm Kevin.  I'm a triathlete and mountaineer, among other things.   This is where I get to share my adventures with you.  

 

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Backpacking Gear Reviews

January 31, 2019

In the Fall of 2018, my dad and I were in the process of planning an upcoming trip on the Bowron Lakes Canoe Circuit.  I was in need of a small backpack to hold the items I'd need throughout the day: food, clothing, etc.  I wanted something waterproof, but also durable.  This is typically a very rainy trip and our gear would spend most of the time riding around in the bottom of our canoe - a place that is perpetually wet, sand...

September 3, 2017

I've been using hiking boots since I was a kid.  I had always believed that proper hiking boots were the only footwear a responsible hiker would choose.  After all, how could you dare to venture into the outdoors without waterproofing and ankle support? 

Using trail running shoes for hiking has been common for a few years now.  I finally decided to switch to trail runners for more comfort, speed, and versatility...

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