My Experiences with the Katadyn 40E Watermaker while Cruising the Caribbean

This is a follow-up post to my initial justifications of installing a Katadyn 40E watermaker in my 27′ sailboat – here I review its performance.

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Lake Tahoe Hiking Trails: Snowshoeing Angora Fire Lookout & Angora Lakes

This moderately difficult snowshoeing trail will take you to beautiful Angora Lakes and the Angora Lookout with views of Fallen Leaf Lake & Lake Tahoe.

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A Comprehensive Snowshoe Buying Guide

Hiking in the winter is best done with snowshoes. But which snowshoes should you buy? This snowshoe buying guide will steer you in the right direction.

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Activities for Everyone on Kauai’s Na Pali Coast

Kauai’s Na Pali Coast is a must-see destination, and there are many ways to do it. Hiking, boating, and flying all offer their own unique perks to see it.

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Lake Tahoe Hiking Trails: Snowshoeing Grass Lake, California

Grass Lake, near Luther Pass, is one of the easiest snowshoe trails near South Lake Tahoe. You can make it as long, as short, or as flat as you like.

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I’ve sailed over 4,000 miles on a 27-foot sailboat, mostly single-handed, from North Carolina to Grenada so far.  The journey keeps going on a part-time basis.
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Hiking

I’m an avid backpacker & hiker who grew up in Lake Tahoe.  I go as light as possible.  I’ve completed many trails in the Tahoe area and thru-hiked the John Muir Trail.
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I’ve been interested in photography ever since getting a hand-me-down Pentax 35mm.  I’ve since switched to digital, have been published internationally, and am always learning.
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Hiking in the winter is best done with snowshoes. But which snowshoes should you buy? This snowshoe buying guide will steer you in the right direction.

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