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Do it. Or crew on a tall ship. http://historicalseaport.org/about-us/our-vessels/lady-washington/ Or build a 12th century castle. http://www.guedelon.fr/en/ but do something with...

In Philosophy & Technique » THE PCT... FOR ME?
September 18, 1:30pm

Re: Traveling light
Been to Hawaii a few times and never needed more than a pair of flip flops and maybe some keens. One light jacket or hoody. 2-3 Shorts/ shirts. If you are packing more of those then you are pac...

In Philosophy & Technique » Travling light
August 25, 12:47pm

Re: Re: Rick Perry Indicted
"While I don't care for him, my inner skeptic wonders if this is politically motivated." "It is." It may very well be politically beneficial to the left but this d...

In Chaff » Rick Perry Indicted
August 20, 3:34pm

Re: Do you carry a backup fire starter? What and Why or Why Not?
My system is a storm match set next to a little white fire starter nugget (REI). My back up is the piezo ignited stove/blow torch.

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Do you carry a backup fire starter? What and Why or Why Not?
August 20, 10:55am

Route finding.
FYI: If you attempt to find the cut through between the south and middle sister from the Western side, be advised that Green Trails lies and will leave you stumbling around in a meadow. Find th...

In Fishing » Fishing in Three Sisters?
August 04, 2:33pm

Re: 10%?
"4.1 based on this:" Not sure where the Guardian reporter got that number but I worked on a research project a few years ago and the numbers we got from government sources were almost ...

In Chaff » Executions gone wrong
August 04, 2:22pm

Executing the innocent
What gets me is that we know very well that since the 70s, statistically speaking, ca. 10% of death row inmates were wrongly convicted. Some get a reprieve, some a new trial often through nothing ...

In Chaff » Executions gone wrong
August 04, 1:14pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: 7 Things to Consider Before Choosing Sides in the Middle East Conflict
"Well I think we can all agree that until Israel changes their tactics, they will continue to win every battle but will eventually lose the war". Israel is winning the tactical war but...

In Chaff » The real reasons why Israel is bombing Palestine
August 04, 9:02am

Re: Relenting on NeoAir XLITE
Best air mat I've ever used and I use mine hard with just a polycro sheet underneath. I have the short version and rest my feet on my pack. My shoulders fit fine and I'm a broad shoulder...

In GEAR » Relenting on NeoAir XLITE
July 22, 1:17pm

Re: Avoiding nasty hiking partners...
I once got stuck for a weekend with a bipolar guy in the mountains. I'd rather repeat bootcamp than go through that again.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Avoiding nasty hiking partners...
July 22, 12:49pm

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