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Seems to have worked for me.

In Gear Deals » Backpacker Magazine Subscription $2.99
July 07, 4:10pm

Looks like an awesome trip. Work is killing me :/

In Post-Trip Reports » Ice Is Nice But Snow Is Better
January 29, 10:33pm

where to buy topo maps in the bay area?
So I'm stuck in the east bay a couple more days and looking to buy some usgs 7.5 minute MDM maps. Google and searching this site aren't turning up much for me. Any ideas?

In Chaff » where to buy topo maps in the bay area?
December 28, 10:40pm

Re: Acorn looks like... ?
The smaller the cap, the less tannins they contain and are therefore more readily eaten. (by us humans)

In Photo Gallery » Acorn looks like... ?
November 27, 8:03pm

Re: Re: Re: What Are You Hoping Santa Brings You This Christmas?
Snow on the Kenai Peninsula and the Sierra Nevada. Lots.

In GEAR » What Are You Hoping Santa Brings You This Christmas?
November 27, 6:58pm

UL techniques and first grade. ..
Just thought these were funny. .. The take away is:if you bring too much junk you'll get tired!

In Chaff » UL techniques and first grade. ..
November 04, 9:11pm

Re: @Roger
I'm not Roger but I exclusively use a Steripen classic, which has been nearly flawless for me. I had an issue one time where the probes weren't drying in between uses (because I was treatin...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Are we just kidding ourselves with our chemical water treatments?
November 03, 7:59pm

Re: Hexamid in heavy deep snow?
I've had my Hexamid out in some decently wet snow, about 4" of new accumulations at a time and it has performed fine. I'm not a heavy sleeper so I just slap the sides and make the accu...

In GEAR » Hexamid in heavy deep snow?
November 01, 12:42pm

I'm not put off by number 3 zippers. I am very careful with my gear whether it has zippers or not. To the best of my knowledge it's PCTers who have the most #3 zipper failures and I think i...

In GEAR » # 3 zipper on a sleeping bag?
November 01, 12:27pm

Re: need suggestions for a trailstar center pole.
What lengths would you like it to be, min and Max ? I can give you something based on trekking pole parts I have sitting around.

In GEAR » need suggestions for a trailstar center pole.
October 31, 9:56pm

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