Category Archives: reviews

Snow Peak 700 Review

Well, It’s Sunday and today we are celebrating our Troops 10th Anniversary as well as Scouting’s 104th.  Every year our Troop hosts its annual Red and Green Dinner.  A celebration of the Troop and Scouting.  This year we will recognize … Continue reading

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Scoutbook.com

Every unit has a method of tracking their Scouts.  Advancement, activities, special awards etc.  There are software programs and online resources for tracking, even an Excel spreadsheet can be used.  But I want to introduce you to a real cool … Continue reading

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Saturday Quick Tip 2-1-14

Every Saturday, we are going to add a “Tip of the Week” to the Blog.  A tip that will be focused on Backpacking, camping, hiking, cooking, or other skills associated with the great outdoors. This weeks tip is a simple … Continue reading

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Teriyaki Chicken

Back in 2009, I posted this recipe and a video on my YouTube channel.  Well since I have been consolidating the channel and working hard on Blog content, I stumbled on this recipe and the video on an old hard … Continue reading

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Using Evernote ™ for Scouting

One of my goals for this year and in particular in working on the blog is to use tools to be more successful.  There is nothing worse than a goal that is not attainable because of lack of want to … Continue reading

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My Cook Kit

The other day some discussion on Google + about cook kits got a few us talking.  I thought it was time to show what I am currently using.  I know that I tinker a lot with gear, but this cook … Continue reading

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Mountain Hardwear Bandito Gloves

I recently talked about my gloves and layering system for keeping my hands warm. Here is a closer look and review at the Mountain Hardwear Bandito finger-less gloves that I wear. The Stats: The body of the gloves are made … Continue reading

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