Posted on 5 Februar 2014 | 1 response
New Year, New Gear. After the successful article in 2013 and the superb cooperation with Hendrik from Hiking in Finland, we both decided to do it again and present you all the new finest gear from the cottages for the year 2014.
Lite Trail will soon have in stock an upgrade of the Ti Shepherd’s Hook Tent Stake. The stakes will be powder coated in nearly bombproof Hi-Vis Lime Green on the top portion. Soi you will never loose one of these bright green stakes.
Posted on 6 Januar 2014 | 2 responses
The year 2013 started like most of the years before with warm and rainy period and a big flood on all our rivers. We go such much water that it was too dangers for packrafting trips. Only on few days we had a bit of snow, but it was not really much that I could have gone on a backcountry ski or snowshoe trip. So it was only time for some overnighter or day trips.
Instead of staying at home I visited the UL Community Winter Meeting in the Harz mountains. There was a bit of snow and some cold temps and it was a pleasure to meet all these people from our community again.
The snow conditions in the mid of Germany are really bad, because we are living in a really flat area. Either we are getting a big batch of snow for two or three weeks or we are getting not snow, but temps down to -20°C. Both options are bad and if I could choose I would take a mixture of both. While there was no snow until March I decided to visit the snow. Where can you do this better than in the Engadine. I made a very nice trip with Anatol in the Engadine mountains and this for the first time on skis.
Posted on 24 Dezember 2013 | No responses
and some nice holidays with the family.
Posted on 17 Dezember 2013 | No responses
In this contemplative christmas time I got a very nice LAUFBURSCHE-gear Hipbelt Pocket with the 2014 design to give it away to my readers. This hip belt pocket is a foretaste on what we can expect if LAUFBURSCHE will publish his redesigned packs in spring.
To take part is really easy. I wanna use for the first time Rafflecopter for the raffle which I have seen for the first time at the Hiking in Finland Advent Calender. With Rafflecopter you can make several entries by following someone on Twitter, Facebook or when you write something about the raffle. So you have more chances to win if you place more entries on Rafflecopter.
Finally the winner is selected by Random.org which is integrated in Rafflecopter.
Everybody can take part and I will send the package all around the world. If I have chosen the winner you have 2 days to contact me, that I can get your address. If not the next in the line is the happy winner.
a Rafflecopter giveaway
Last but not least. If your are not the Happy one who wins no worry. You can buy this Hip belt pocket from now in the LAUFBURSCHE-gear Shop and check also his new piece of gear the PACKtasche.
Posted on 19 November 2013 | No responses
Again we met for our UL community meeting on scout campsite in the Brexbachtal. It is an really nice campsite, but most of the time when we are there it is really wet. But this is no problem for our outdoor-tested community. This year again many of our members followed the invitation to the valley. Here are some impressions our our meeting in late October.