Monthly Archives: February 2016

Experiences with a Tyvek Bivy Sack

Tyvek seems like a terrific material to make a lightweight bivy sack. We thought that Tyvek would be awesome for making our own bivy sacks. It seems like the ideal material: lightweight, strong, waterproof, and breathable. So, we decided to … Continue reading

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A Quick Day Hike

I just found out how delightful a quick day hike can be. I was texting about some nerdy thing or another with my buddy last week.  Currently he does not have a full-time day job.  So he had free time during … Continue reading

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Some Tent Etiquette

Some things are okay to do in a tent, but only if it’s a one-man tent.  Tent etiquette people! Three of us did a quick backpacking trip up into some mountains in the snow. We each had our own bivy … Continue reading

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