packing list

Show Your Gear Some Love

Love the gear you own? Show it a little more love this Valentine’s Day and ensure that it’s ready to go when you are.

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The One Thing I Always Have With Me

The one thing I always have with me, whether on a personal backcountry trip or a Quiet Guiding Co. trip, is my InReach device.

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Packing List Question: What’s the Deal with Biodegradable Soap?

“You have biodegradable soap on your packing list. Can I wash in the lake with it?”

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Packing List Question: Insect Protection

Question: What do you recommend for insect protection? I have heard from folks that the bugs are back! Now seems as good a time as any to discuss insect protection.

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Review: Level Six’s Algonquin Portage Pack

A few summers ago, I decided it was time to own my own canoe pack (before I became a complete convert to those ubiquitous blue barrels). As I was placing an order with MEC anyway, I opted for the one pack that looked easy enough to portage with a canoe over my head (i.e. a […]

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