1999- started with a 40 lb base weight backpack
2001- whittled my gear selection and improved my outlook by choosing lighter gear
2003- officially entered the Ultralight Backpacking movement with a base weight of under 10 lbs
2006- started making my own gear, including high quality goose down quilts
2008- became a full time hammock user. tried it once, hooked instantly. will never go back to sleeping on the ground. ever!
2009- continue to provide excellent Gear to the hammock hanger, ultralight enthusiast, and serious backpacker.
2010 to Present: made several successful trips at SUL weights, (sub 5 lb base) with a hammock, proving that hammocking and ultralight can be combined. do it!