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Sony WX350
I looked around earlier this year for a small, light, quality camera and settled on the Sony WX350. I've been quite happy with it.

In GEAR » $200 for a Camera
November 24, 11:30am

Re: GPS Advice
"If you want to use the Garmin mapping on your computer then you have to get the disk version. You can't load the media card data onto your computer...." I'd have to quibble wi...

In GEAR » GPS Advice - Recommendations
November 23, 3:27pm

Re: GPS Advice - Recommendations
I have the Etrex 20 (my first GPS). A few things that took me a while to figure out... 1. GPS drift. When you're sitting still, the odometer keeps incrementing. Not nearly as much as when...

In GEAR » GPS Advice - Recommendations
November 23, 9:50am

It would help if...
It would help if the article didn't spend the first four paragraphs dismissing any contrary opinions about cooking in a tent as coming from ignorance, stupidity or corporate lawyers.

In Editor's Roundtable » Can I Cook in my Tent?
November 12, 5:25pm

Re: Hmmm
"....But if you think about it part of their amazing sense of smell is to be able to tell the difference between a tent that has a pot of spaghetti sauce in it and one that used to have a pot ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Can I Cook in my Tent?
November 12, 4:58pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Can I Cook in my Tent?
"....I will add that our silnylon tents do not smell as a result of cooking anyhow...." That suggests I can keep my food in my tent. I carry it in a 5L dry bag. It doesn't smell ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Can I Cook in my Tent?
November 12, 10:32am

Pedco UltraPod Mini
If you are trying to video yourself while hiking, the Pedco UltraPod Mini is a possibility. It comes with the velcro attached to it. Weighs 1.6 oz on my scale.

In Make Your Own Gear » Tripod hack on trekking pole
November 04, 12:10pm

Clean & Disinfect
See... How do I clean my Platypus bottle or reservoir? How do I disinfect my Platypus bottle or reservoir? at Platypus FAQs.

In GEAR » Best way to clean / disinfect your Platypus
October 19, 9:08am

Re: MYOG gaiters
I've posted this before.... I sewed my own gaiters (11.5" tall, 13g each) made of the lightest ripstop nylon I could find. A simple tube with no hardware top or bottom. Not for snow. Just...

In GEAR » eVent Shortie gaiters replaced by Neo(shell) Shortie gaiters
October 15, 4:43pm

One-handed Ziplock
Easy, light, one-handed solution. Cut a small bottom corner off a freezer Ziploc. Bonus: Stop pouring before it empties and you avoid getting floaty bits in your water bag.

In GEAR » How to get water into collapsible bags?
October 14, 12:37pm

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