Hike and Fly Gear, What I’m Currently Carrying

Hike and Fly Gear, What I’m Currently Carrying

The following is a quick rundown on the gear I’m currently using while traveling through the mountains on foot. Everything is going inside my home made 13 Oz silicone nylon pack which is holding up pretty well all things considered. More on that soon hopefully. I’m currently carrying an OR helium biivy sack and a home made silicone nylon tarp for shelter. The tarp has snaps along one edge so it doubles as an excellent rain poncho. I’ve downsized to a 2/3 length small neoair light thermarest. I’ve been a…

Skycamping the Sierra Nevadas

Skycamping the Sierra Nevadas

On the first of April this year everything came together for my friend Honza Rejmanek and I to head out for a 4 day expedition in the Sierras. Our plan was to fly or paragliders over the mountains, land and make camp high, and then walk to a place we could take off and start flying the next morning. In the right conditions we can fly for hours and cover many miles in the air. Since our paragliders have no motors we rely on catching updrafts called thermals to climb high…