Lighting Your WAY

If you're walking the Camino de Santiago, there will likely be a few times you'll want some supplementary lighting. Here I go over a few of the more popular options. GEAR GIVEAWAY: As a "Thank You!!!" to channel subscribers, I am giving away a VONT Headlamp. Subscribers, simply comment below for a chance to win, … Continue reading Lighting Your WAY

Going BerZERK on the Camino!

The Mountainsmith Zerk 40 is fairly new on the scene, and it has some unique features created by Tom Gathman ("The Real Hiking Viking"). It's a frameless "fast pack" / "peak bagger" boasting eight reachable external pockets in addition to its large back mesh. Weighing in at under 2 lbs., this pack is designed for … Continue reading Going BerZERK on the Camino!

Beware the Camino Cops!

For some time now, I've been involved in a (mostly) great Camino Facebook group dedicated to helping people prepare for their Camino. It's full of (mostly) helpful folks, and I thought that posting my preparation "vlog" via my YouTube channel would be a welcome addition. And for quite some time it was - I gained … Continue reading Beware the Camino Cops!

Camino Christmas!

I got a lot of fun hiking/survival gear this Christmas! Numbers 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, and 12 are things I wanted specifically for my Camino. Pilgrim Plunder From top-bottom, left-right: Trekking the National Parks board game Dr. Scholl’s Plantar Fasciitis Pain Relief Orthotics GRYPS Backpack Cover Survival Bracelet D-Style Screwgate Carabiner Sealskinz … Continue reading Camino Christmas!