BMWO 2019

Intro I regularly get lured into participating in the Bob Marshall Wilderness Open: a point A to B; plan your own route; wilderness event in the Montana Rockies during challenging off season conditions. It’s billed as not a race, but the “R” word slips out here and there – often enough to know that some… Read More BMWO 2019

The Volumetric Efficiency of Trekking Pole Shelters

Discussion on the “volumetric efficiency” of a tent might immediately cause some heavy eyelids, but it simply refers to how weight efficient a tent’s geometry is [I can already tell this post isn’t going to rank in my top 10]. Thus any outdoors person interested in lightweight gear should possess at least a cursory familiarity.… Read More The Volumetric Efficiency of Trekking Pole Shelters

BMWO 2018 – The Movie

I got around to making some final edits on my video trip report for the 2018 Bob Marshall Wilderness Open back in May in Montana. The finished product is 15 minutes, so grab a beverage. Hopefully this video suffices for most of you, so you don’t have to subject your body to the same torment.