A Weekend on the Illinois River – June 14, 2015

Posted on Jun 16, 2015 in Adventure, GoPro, Video

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Waterfalls, swimming holes, fun in the fish ladder, exploring a beautiful tributary and sleeping out in the open air.

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Exploring Middle Fork Applegate River

Posted on Jun 8, 2015 in Adventure, Entertainment, GoPro

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Some fun river exploring on a hot summer day after church. I didn’t want to end up “working” so I left my DSLR at home and used my iPhone 6+. For the video I used my GoPro Hero 3 and Feiyu Tech G4 gimbal.

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DIY Track & Field Carts

Posted on Jun 6, 2015 in DIY

DIY Carts for Track & Field

After making the DIY Javelin cart, I felt inspired to make some more carts for our track gear.

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DIY Javelin Cart

Posted on Jun 1, 2015 in DIY

Took me about 7 hours over the course of 3 days and less then $70 in supplies.

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I designed it to rotate so that it could be stored in our track shed.

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Camelback Run 2015 Promo

Posted on Feb 12, 2015 in DJI Phantom, GoPro, Video

D Crew Adventure on Wrangle Gap

Posted on Jan 25, 2015 in Adventure

A fun Saturday in the mountains

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Running on top of the world :)

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Dry Baking with an Alcohol Stove

Posted on Jan 3, 2015 in DIY, Gear

Inspired by Shug’s recent post to YouTube, I bought a Fancee Feest alcohol stove and tried some dry baking. It worked out pretty good so I think I may need to try this on my next backpacking trip.

Supplies
Fancee Feest Stove with simmer ring
3 in baking pan
Heet (yellow bottle) alcohol
Backcountry titanium pot (like this)
Cheap pie crust pan (cut up for spacer in mug)
Pancake batter (cause I had it already)
Chocolate chips

Used 3/4 oz of fuel for about a 13.5 minute burn. Next time I think I will try a little less and shoot for 11 minute bake time.

I baked with dried cherries first, but chocolate chips were better :)
I bet plain with honey would be good too.

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