UberPest's Journal Looking at life from the back of the pack.


Presentation: Kayaking the Little Miami Scenic River

If you’re in the Dayton area, or are close enough to consider driving to Dayton, there’s a presentation by the Miami Valley Gear Guys at True Heights Equipment Outfitters tonight about kayaking the Little...

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What brings you to Ohio?

I’ve mentioned recently that I had some changes in my job and personal life that allows me to get on the trail more as well as write here more. One of those questions you...

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A Can of Soup

It started with a can of soup. I was 4 years old.  My sister and brothers were at the cool place they got to go every day while I stayed home with Mom. It...

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Looking back: 2015 Pet Blogger Challenge—UberPest’s Journal

For the first time I’m participating in the GoPetFriendly.com pet blogger challenge. Below are my responses 1. How long have you been blogging? And, for anyone stopping by for the first time, please give us a...


Warrior Hike’s “Walk Off The War”

Last night I attended a presentation by 2014 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker Jesse “The Viking” Swensgard. Jesse is a USAF veteran who thru-hiked via the Warrior Hike “Walk Off The War” program. The idea behind...

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Buckeye Trail Part 1

I recently moved to southwest Ohio. One of the deciding factors of where we chose to live was the proximity to the Little Miami Scenic Trail. The LMST runs through the town where we...

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BGT Gear test (part 1 of 2): Sea to Summit Delta Cutlery

I’m starting out with a test series for a set of Sea to Summit Delta Cutlery. This is the first part of a three-part series sponsored in part by BackpackGearTest.org. The final report is...

Osprey Tempest 40 Pack in use at Pinckney National Wildlife Refuge, South Carolina, USA. 0

BGT Gear test (part 1 of 3): Osprey Tempest 40

I’m starting out with a test series for the Osprey Tempest 40 women’s backpack. This is the first part of a three-part series sponsored in part by BackpackGearTest.org. Further reports are expected in 2...

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Gear Review: Wolf Packs Banzai

I recently completed an Owner Review of the Wolf Packs Banzai dog pack for BackpackGearTest.org. Ranger and Halo used their packs on over 100 miles of recent adventures. Check it out here.

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Trip Report: Currahee Mountain–May 29, 2014

Currahee Mountain Toccoa, GA May 29, 2014 Currahee Mountain is one of those trips I’ve had on my bucket list for a while. On paper it doesn’t seem like much–3 miles up and 3...