Kensho 2 Tent Project

Quick links to all the Kensho 2 Tent project pages and videos, as well as some finished photos. Kensho 2 Tent – Patterns and PrepKensho 2 Tent – Bathtub Floor Part 1Kensho 2 Tent – Bathtub Floor Part 2Kensho 2 Tent – Mesh ComponentsKensho 2 Tent – Roof Panel ConstructionKensho 2 Tent – Door ConstructionKensho 2 Tent – Putting It All TogetherFrontenac … Continue reading Kensho 2 Tent Project

Trail Thanksgiving Recipe

The recent ice storm has me stuck inside, so that means recipe testing! I have a few new backpacking meal ideas that I want to get tested before the summer, and this is the first: Trail Thanksgiving! The stuffing mix, gravy powder, and potato flakes This one is a bit of a departure from my … Continue reading Trail Thanksgiving Recipe

Temperature Limit Testing – Nemo Tensor Insulated & Feathered Friends Flicker

A new pieces of gear arrived this week: an inflatable sleeping mat. I have avoided inflatables like the plague for a variety of reasons, but finally decided to give one a try. If I don't use it, Yak certainly will! Due to a foot injury (hopefully a quick healing one!) a hiking trip wasn't an … Continue reading Temperature Limit Testing – Nemo Tensor Insulated & Feathered Friends Flicker

Frontenac Winter Moonscapes

I am on a quest for two photos with the Starry Night Tent: one with it in the foreground with Orion overhead, and another with the Milky Way core overhead. The second will have to wait until summer, but the former is a winter target! Unfortunately on this trip the moon phase was not going … Continue reading Frontenac Winter Moonscapes

December 7 Frontenac Trip

Where: Frontenac Provincial Park When: December 7/8, 2019 Who: My husband, myself and our dogs Type of Trip: Short Overnight, Type 1 Fun, Gear Testing, Winter Camping By the Numbers: Nights: 1Kilometres Walked One Way: 8km according to the mapOne Way Hiking Time: 2.5 hoursApproximate inches of snow on the trail: 6"Number of people seen … Continue reading December 7 Frontenac Trip

Kensho 2 Tent – Roof Panel Construction

The tent might be done (the deadline approached much quicker than anticipated!), but I am still catching up on the videos and posts. After the mesh components were done, I moved onto putting together the roof panels. This was very simple: 3 seams, 1 of them cat cut but still mostly straight. The only tricky … Continue reading Kensho 2 Tent – Roof Panel Construction