Chris on October 18th, 2009

Anyone that is familiar with investments knows about the concept of diversification.  Basically, it is the idea that you shouldn’t put all your eggs in one basket. I apply this concept to my equipment and clothing as well.   This is especially true on long trips when your body will be undergoing changes due to the […]

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Chris on September 18th, 2009

It is no surprise that I enjoy the cold, and so it is no surprise that I’ve spent a lot of time in some cold places.  I’ve learned a lot of things about how to sleep comfortably in the cold.  Here is what I do. I take a good look at the historical temperature and […]

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Chris on August 29th, 2009

I actually enjoy spending time in extreme cold weather.  A lot of people think that makes me strange or crazy, and that is good.  It leaves a lot of places relatively unexplored for me to explore.  But, for others that enjoy the cold places around the world, I want to share some hints and tips […]

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Chris on August 18th, 2009

It is still only August, but I am counting the days until we hit North America’s winter.  Skiing, snowshoeing, and ice climbing are some of my favorite activities.  Those activities mean having bombproof gear that can keep you healthy and safe during the worst weather winter can throw at you.  With that in mind, today […]

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