Rain Jacket Challenge: Marmot Minimalist vs. Outdoor Research Foray

Although I plan to bring a Frogg-Togg jacket with me on the Camino, I've needed a new rain jacket for hiking and backpacking for some time now and decided I might as well try out a few just in case one would also work on the Camino. For Video, click HERE. Marmot vs. Outdoor Research … Continue reading Rain Jacket Challenge: Marmot Minimalist vs. Outdoor Research Foray

Down Jacket / Puffy Pillow

Today I got my first down jacket: the Tactical Distributors Down Range Jacket 2.1. The fact that I posted the news on this blog might prompt the more experienced hikers out there to wonder . . . Why Bring a Down Jacket on the Camino? Down "puffy" jackets are a very common layer for cold … Continue reading Down Jacket / Puffy Pillow