REI Co-op Half Dome 3 Plus Tent Review

Over the Labor Day weekend (2019), Stella and I had laid the groundwork for an awesome kayaking/camping trip that included an overnight stay at the Roaring Fork Campground. Because we were kayaking to the campground, we needed a form of shelter that we could easily transport on our kayak. Thus, our search for a tent … Continue reading REI Co-op Half Dome 3 Plus Tent Review

Therm-a-Rest ProLite Plus Sleeping Pad

This was my (Stella’s) first experience sleeping on an official "camping pad.” As a kid, whenever I had slept in a sleeping bag, it was at a youth camp or at a friend’s house where we were either on the floor or on a bunk. Larry had picked this particular pad out for me after … Continue reading Therm-a-Rest ProLite Plus Sleeping Pad

The North Face Aleutian 20/-7 Sleeping Bag

I (Stella) have limited experience with tent camping. As a kid, I had camped out in the backyard with friends and then in the military, I camped out in the woods for brief periods of time. Since my time in the military, I had told Larry many times that I would NEVER tent camp again. … Continue reading The North Face Aleutian 20/-7 Sleeping Bag

ISLE Glider Wood SUP Review

Just finished paddle boarding on the Willow Creek Reservoir Our personal experience with SUPs is quite limited. In the years past, we had rented SUPs, which were usually the BIC brand. After careful research, we decided to purchase the ISLE Glider Wood, 9'10" and 10'10". And from the first moment we used the ISLE SUPs, … Continue reading ISLE Glider Wood SUP Review