Backpacking

Everything backpacking: our gear, trip write-ups, and individual pictures.

Tonight I was working on the design of my next backpacking wood burner. Today after posting a couple of pictures I sat down at my desk and got on with some (paid) work for a change. My efforts were put on hold while Ginger’s parents came visiting, and again for the afternoon school run. By …

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Batch-loaded, inverted down-draft gassifier wood stove (365:105) – I spent some more time in the workshop today. One-minute read

More fun in the workshop (365:095) – Today we are building a “batch-loaded, inverted downdraft gasifier” wood stove out of old tin cans. Two-minute read, 4 pictures

Trying out my new sleeping bag (365:094) – Technically speaking its a quilt and not a sleeping bag, however, the the net result is the same. I found a nice summer weight bag at 40% off retail price, hopefully it should be good for temperatures from 40°F up. One-minute read, 2 pictures

Gary and Ginger at the end of our Berryman Trail backpacking trip (365:083). 8 pictures

Feet up, taking a break on the trail (365:082) – Today was a very windy day. Five-minute read, 8 pictures

Waking up in the woods. Berryman Trail, Missouri (365:081) – Last night we slept under the stars. One-minute read, 5 pictures

Near Floyd Tower Road, heading towards Harmon Spring Trail Camp.

Gary and Ginger Allman, backpacking on the Berryman Trail, Missouri. March 2011.

Gary and Ginger Backpacking on the Berryman Trail (365:079) – Today the sun shone. Three-minute read, 6 pictures

With the kids away for Spring Break with their father for a week we decided it was time for our next backpacking trip. Trip write-up: 15-minute read, 21 pictures

Resting my eyes (365:078) – At a service station in Eureka, Missouri, just off the I44. One-minute read

Final preparations (365:077) – Today we did a lot of running around. 3 pictures

New tent (365:70) – Today we set up our latest tent in the backyard. One-minute read. 2 pictures

Wedding anniversary backpacking at Devils Backbone Wilderness by Gary Allman

Near the end of the hike (365:052) – Wedding anniversary backpacking at Devils Backbone Wilderness. 5 pictures

Morning coffee in Mary Hollow - Devils Backbone Wilderness by Gary Allman

Morning coffee in Crooked Hollow – Devils Backbone Wilderness (365:051) – It’s our second wedding anniversary, and what better way to celebrate it than backpacking? I sure do know how to show a girl a good time! One-minute read, 6 pictures

Wedding anniversary backpacking at Devils Backbone Wilderness by Gary Allman

Wedding anniversary backpacking at Devils Backbone Wilderness (365:050) – Tonight we get to sleep in the woods and tomorrow it’s our It’s our second wedding anniversary. One-minute read, +3

Packing my backpack (365:049) – It’s a three day weekend, and to make the most of it tomorrow morning we’re taking the girls to their grandparents and then we are heading off into a nearby wilderness for a couple of days backpacking. One-minute read, 4 pictures

Photograph of Ginger and Gary Allman on the Coy Bald Trail

December 2010, and our very first backpacking trip. Trip write-up: Five-minute read, 21 pictures

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