I had been wanting to hike the whole Superior Coastal Trail for a while! Last year I was able to do a section with a friend, from Agawa to Coldwater Beach and couldn't wait to come back to do the complete trail. I love the ever changing terrain, the views, and the scrambling. It might be slow going at times, but never boring!
Painted Sky Sleeping Bag -A DIY Sleeping Bag
After, ahem, outgrowing my previous sleeping bag and being unable to find something on the market that had the sizing and feature set that I needed, I decided it was high time to make my own!
Aurora Sky Tent: A DIY X-Mid
The Aurora Sky Tent This is a project I have been very excited about! Ever since I made my Starry Night tent, I have been dreaming of an X-Mid made in a beautiful print. The 1p X-Mid has been my go-to tent for solo trips for the past two seasons. I love the 4 stake, … Continue reading Aurora Sky Tent: A DIY X-Mid
Solo La Cloche Silhouette Trip- Gear
Overall, this trip left me feeling really good about my gear list. I'm really getting things dialled in! The list is heavier than I prefer, but I was getting to the point where I just wasn't seeing places I was happy to cut. I figured the best option was to head out and see which … Continue reading Solo La Cloche Silhouette Trip- Gear
DIY Running Gaiters
Not bad for 30 minutes and a bunch of scraps! Running gaiters: ever popular with hikers, but I have never tried them! I swear by my winter waterproof gaiters in snowy conditions, but have never tried this variation. I dug through my sewing room and found everything I needed to make them, so thought it … Continue reading DIY Running Gaiters
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
Kensho 2 Tent – Putting It All Together
The final instalment! Putting all of the components together. https://youtu.be/imtj492X_Bc
Kensho 2 Tent – Door Construction
Constructing the doors! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L70_zFbNhLI&feature=youtu.be
Starry Night Tent Under Winter Milky Way
7.5 seconds f/2.8 ISO 3200 8 seconds f/2.8 ISO 3200 Conditions finally aligned for a very brief window over the holidays to grab these winter milky way shots with the Starry Night Tent.
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