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Re: Esbit - what am I doing wrong?
Just out of curiosity, when you say 'wooden matches", did you mean storm matches or regular? I find it next to impossible to light and esbit or some fire starter with anything but a sto...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Esbit - what am I doing wrong?
March 05, 4:28pm

Annapurna
Eight weeks off? Why not think big? Annapurna trail in Nepal takes two weeks, plus you can fly in to New Dheli and spent a few more days or weeks bumming around. The first dry season is around t...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ideas please for a two-week-ish hike
March 02, 5:23pm

Sharing
I thought everybody does that. At least with a hiking buddy whom you plan trips with.

In Philosophy & Technique » Speaking of light; wouldn't sharing gear make our packs much lighter?
February 27, 12:07pm

Endor
I enjoy views like the next guy but I enjoy a campsite deep inside the PNW Endor forest just as much.

In Philosophy & Technique » how much of a concern is the camp view to you?
February 20, 3:37pm

Re: Re
Like you, my weekend weight with consumables is about 16lb and I've never felt under prepared. I wouldn't change a thing except monitor for creeping weight or shave opportunity ounces. ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Gear weight vs safety and preparedness
February 12, 4:04pm

Re: Lay-off = backpacking
"I was laid-off yesterday, but they're giving me a full year of pay as severance". My jealousy knows no bounds. Does one have to become Canadian for this?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Lay-off = backpacking
February 04, 10:47am

paleo
Food before domesticated carbs and refined sugars.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » What is paleo?
January 30, 1:35pm

Re: PNW GGG is a GO!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=arZdeg_fL-I

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » PNW GGG is a GO!
January 29, 12:12pm

Re: Je suis Charlie , latest cover
Yup! That's what I meant.

In Chaff » Je suis Charlie , latest cover
January 22, 11:36am

Re: Je suis Charlie , latest cover
I back the concept of freedom of expression as an absolute. I also feel that if drawing ethnically offensive, derogatory "cartoons" about 1.6 billion people's god results in traged...

In Chaff » Je suis Charlie , latest cover
January 21, 10:11am

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