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Re: Carson Pass?
Just to update this- I had been looking at Frog to Winnemucca lakes as my kids' first backpacking trip and I had eyed the trail Paul suggested before so it was a no brainer to put this hike tog...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Last minute trip...Close-ish to Tahoe suggestions?
September 06, 11:02am

Last minute trip...Close-ish to Tahoe suggestions?
After 9am tomorrow I can hit the road and don't have to be back until Friday morning first thing so I need a new trail to hike! Any suggestions of a 20-30-40 mile loop within two travel hours ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Last minute trip...Close-ish to Tahoe suggestions?
September 02, 6:15pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Ursack works if used correctly.
Not to revive an aging thread but...! Those who say an Ursack is not to be hanged are mistaken...as evidenced by a picture of the tag that comes on the bag when it is purchased.

In GEAR » Ursack Approved by IGBC
August 25, 8:50am

Re: Re: The Disco Divas
THIS, is what it's all about.

In Post-Trip Reports » The Disco Divas
August 24, 4:37pm

Re: Re: "Thunder: How close is too close?"
So I'll throw in an additional thought here. Even if you don't get hit by the lightning keep in mind that a nearby strike could be potentially explosive and you could be injured by shrapnel...

In Philosophy & Technique » Thunder: How close is too close?
August 23, 4:15pm

Ursack Approved by IGBC
IMO, This doesn't mean much for a lot of people here unless they got the approval of Yosemite. I have my doubts they'll get that. I use one for where hard sided aren't specified and us...

In GEAR » Ursack Approved by IGBC
August 13, 10:55am

Re: Re: Looking for New Product Feedback- Camp Chairs
I carry an Alite Monarch or Mayfly on my shorter hikes where I'm not too worried about weight carried. For me it's gotta have a comfy backrest- that's the only reason I carry one at all.

In GEAR » Looking for New Product Feedback- Camp Chairs
August 13, 10:51am

reports and summaries
So, I've read all the reports (NOLS, NOAA, BSA, ETC) and ordered the referenced book on Amazon. I guess my real question to the few who responded is with all the scientific data aside, Do you a...

In Philosophy & Technique » Thunder: How close is too close?
August 12, 11:30am

Thunder: How close is too close?
Being a California native I've been exposed to thunder and lightning for most of my life. I really really enjoy it, I love seeing it and listening to it. Feeling it when it's close enough i...

In Philosophy & Technique » Thunder: How close is too close?
August 08, 4:11pm

Re: Best Food Storage Bag
When my food volume exceeds my bear can (where necessary)I typically use my cuben roll top sleeping bag stuff bag. If I'm outside bear can restrictions I use an Ursack. Sometimes, just to make ...

In GEAR » Best Food Storage Bag
August 05, 6:38pm

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