365 Photo Project, Day 14

When the whole WuFlu thing started, I got plate carriers for my family. With all the political violence going on, that turned out to be a good decision in my not so humble opinion. But eben if you don’t agree with the need for body armor, a plate carrier can be very useful. How? For rucking. I believe a plate … Read the rest

Getting ready for Hump Day

I’ve hiked before and I’ve carried a pack before, but tomorrow is the first time I’ve done it intentionally to get in shape. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need a $295 ruck or a pair of $39 (each – ouch) weights to go rucking. I’m starting out simple with a 5.11 Covrt18 pack and some things to bring the … Read the rest