"There is a great group called the Coalition of Historic Trekkers, and their membership does for fun what you want to do. Lots of gear lists, suppliers, etc. If you are not into carrying reenactor gear, you can easily borrow their tips and ideas to…"
"Every western to date either shows guys who are "riding the grub line" or on a cattle drive, where someone else is carting virtually all the food and virtually all their gear. Going any distance without a chuckwagon, you packed the…"
" Anyone going any distance was likely to have along, in addition to the items already mentioned, arbuckle coffee and a bottle of "tarantula juice". The latter was ostensibly for the disinfection of wounds as well as…"
"Some Aboriginal groups in Australia had only 5 artifacts in their culture. A mobile hunter gatherer culture pushes people to have few possessions.
Sometimes the questions is what you can do without, that's how people lived for a huge…"
"Cowboys and many other traveling pioneers had the great luxury of a chuck wagon to carry their food and shelter.
Cowboy clothes were designed to be changed seasonally. A good bed roll and heavy coat or rain slicker depending on…"
"I think you ned to hit the history books or at the very least do some YouTubeing . I have no knowledge of what cowboys carried other than using movies as a reference , but what I have gleaned over the years is that they did it rough and mostly under…"
Late last year I began researching and buying new/better gear and techiques for light/ultralight camping and suddenly last night I had a thought.. cowboys.. haha every western to date shows cowboys riding off with their gear loaded on the back of a horse.. but what gear did they pack? im sure a lot of the items would be found on any modern backpackers checklist but Im just interested to see what they would have considered back then. Then of course my mind goes to the Aboriginal people, what…See More
"1992 Dodge Ram 2500 4x4, extended cab with the Cummins. It never got stuck, but gettin' into it was a pain since it sat so high. I let our office manager drive it one day & she said it terrified her :D"
"Nice TJ, now you need some bigger tires :)
I've been runnin' 245/75.16, load range C, Goodyear Dura Tracs on my '04 WJ (2" lift), they're kinda noisy but last November I got to try them in about a foot of snow &…"
"My favorite concert story is going to see Kansas for the 1st time & they came out & just knocked everybody back in their seats. Then the headliner came out & aside from a few fans, everybody just got up & wandered around, not really…"
"People go to Gaza all the time. I was there in 2008. There are actually pretty swanky parts. It's fashionable in arab states to do something for "the cause" and invest in Gaza. Now - go to Ramallah and let it be known you're an…"