Monthly Archive: March 2012

Mar 11

Camera Confusion

Canon A2200

I almost always hike with my Nikon D7000 DSLR. It’s heavy, but I love its speed and flexibility. I always use it paired with the Nikon 28-200mm VR-II lens, which lets me get great wide angle shots of scenery while being able to get great zooms of animals on distant ridges. The other day I …

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Mar 01

SPOT Decision

I’ve written before about my experiences with my SPOT Connect. SPOT Connect is a satellite unit you carry while hiking; it lets folks back home track your progress even when you’re out of cellphone reach. It also lets you send text messages (but not receive them), and perhaps most importantly has an SOS button to …

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