Daily Archive: October 13, 2006

Linking to My Site

If you want to link to my site, feel free to do so. If you are into graphical links here are some banners and buttons I put together for just that purpose. Right-click, “Save...

Make Your Own Dog Leash!

Sick of paying $10 or more for a good leash that you trash on the first trail outing? Don’t want to pay the high prices for custom lengths? Make your own. Here’s how. Snaps-...

Make Your Own Lash Straps!

I like making these. No time to speak of to make yet you feel like you really accomplished something. Materials needed: 1″ nylon web- desired strap length + 8″ 1″ ladder lock. Poly thread...

Knitting

This might seem a little out of place on a backpacking site, at least at first. One of my many hobbies is one that keeps me busy during backpacking’s off season, if there really...

Hot Weather and Dogs

Hot weather can lead to several serious health or safety concerns in both you and your dog. WIth a little preparation you can still enjoy the summer months with your dog.

Make Your Own Dog Harness

If you don’t want to pay custom fees for your harness, especially with extra large, extra small or otherwise out of standard size dogs, make your own. This page will help you make a...

Fun Gift for Paddlers

Years ago my grandpa made a canoe paddle, painted it red, and, in yellow block letters, added “REVERSE GEAR” to the back of the handle. I thought this was hilarious, so my grandma let...