There are a zillion backpacks on the market, and a zillion more features, fits, bells and whistles. What’s one way to get just the pack you want? Make it yourself! The inspiration for this pack was threefold: I was recently unemployed and desperate for something to do My usual ice climbing pack was falling apart [...]
Mountaineers continue to push the boundaries of fast and light in increasingly impressive Alpine ascents. In the quest for success climbers have been traveling farther, faster and lighter, and they require a pack that mirrors the dynamic nature of their climbing style. The prototype pack that I have designed and built can do just that. [...]
I thoroughly enjoy putting my own spin on things — so when Stephen Eren approached me about hiking the AT, I thought why not stray from the usual path just a bit, and make some of my own gear? Torn between exploring new harness system designs and building something that would stay together 2200 miles [...]
Track me and Stephen’s progress on the trail here: http://share.findmespot.com/shared/faces/viewspots.jsp?glId=0ozHlC2yvqIs7qAFETuva4bBWfn3exq6W Possible uses: to meet us with food to come hiking for a stint to mock our slow progress More photos and stories to come! Happy trails!
In the Fall of 2011 I had the unreal opportunity to work as a design strategist and storyteller at Continuum Innovation, a global design consultancy. For me, it illuminated the softer side of usability and design, by demonstrating the power of solid ethnographic research and thoughtful analytical frameworks. I don’t believe I’ve ever been in [...]