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Re: Alone in the Wilderness. Movie.
The trailers I've seen are pretty neat.

In Philosophy & Technique » Alone in the Wilderness. Movie.
July 31, 10:56pm

Flier
I saw a flier at the Horsetail Falls trailhead when I came out this evening. Was surprised by the date, 6 weeks missing. Any idea where the "cabin" he left is actually located? Pollock Pi...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Missing Kayaker/Hiker
July 31, 10:54pm

Absaroka
Just stepping in to say that the Absaroka is a very comfortable pack. I use mine mainly for day hikes with the family where I'm carrying a heavy load of food and beverages. These packs excel in...

In Gear Swap » FS: 2009 Go-Lite Odyssey, 2010 ULA Circut, and BPL Absoroke - All Large Packs and Large Belts
July 31, 10:33pm

Re: Alpacka Raft
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In Gear Swap » FS - Alacka Raft
July 30, 12:18pm

Goof off
Goof off was recommended to my by someone who makes quite a bit of cuben goods. I've successfully used lacquer thinner to remove sap from the bottom of my Hexamid. Ymmv and all that...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » any advice on removing seam sealer on cuben fiber tarp
July 28, 9:08am

weather
I was trying to compare dates...I got stuck on Forrester pass on the 20th. A brief 6am storm followed by brief clearing and then an hour of intense lightning hail and snow. When I made the summit t...

In Post-Trip Reports » A Visit to the Middle Fork of the Kings River
July 26, 12:10pm

Whitney
Planning for Whitney alone seems a bit singularly focused to me unless you will be doing it for the majority of your trips. Use a quilt that you can get the most use of and add or subtract down lay...

In GEAR » Quilt for Mt. Whitney high camp
July 23, 11:26am

Re: Webbing ends
I cut mine to length, fold over and sew a loop on the end. Same results but lighter. Sewing is really easy and you might find a good used machine?

In GEAR » Webbing ends
July 06, 7:05pm

Mosquitoes...
I did a similar loop hike via PCT and and Rubicon trails 6/5 and 6/6 and the mosquitoes were quite thick. In the middle of the day in the open they weren't too bad but hiking in the trees or ne...

In Post-Trip Reports » Desolation Wldrns 6/17 - 6/20 (Middle Velma, Schmidell, and back)
July 04, 3:40pm

I'm late to the party...
I bought some used sox from Max and they were great, no funky smells or toe jam residue. I'd surely buy these if they weren't way too small for my nethers and I'm a boxers guy and I'...

In Gear Swap » FS: Smartwool Men's Briefs (Size M) x2
July 04, 11:46am

All Reader Reviews by Brian Mix

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Steripen Classic
I received the Steripen classic about two years ago as a gift. The first year it sat in my gear box as an untested trinket. After a trip where drinkable water was scarce and I got dehydrated, I now c...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
August 05, 12:43pm