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In Editor's Roundtable » Micro Wood Stove for Alpine / Snow Camping, Part 1
September 10, 12:34pm

Re: Cinch
Thanks Philip, that's a good idea. I want to do this as well, but was hesitant about sewing another channel over the piping because I didn't want to loose the inherent elasticity. I'll ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Adding a cinch cord to the hood of a down jacket?
June 04, 1:26pm

Re: Cotton as high-performance fabric
There may be some approach shoes out there that would fit the bill (for a canvas hiking shoe). Off the top of my head I know the Guide Tennie's come in a canvas model, but I have no experience ...

In GEAR » I have not found a good solution for this problem
June 01, 2:17pm

If southern California makes the list, I'd throw Joshua Tree in there. Maybe not as "dramatic" as somewhere mountainous, but it has own sort of desert splendor. It has everything from...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Best western backpacking destinations
May 15, 10:17am

Re: Re: New AirLight Backpacking Seat
Definitely looks interesting. Don't be dissuaded by people who claim chairs are silly when you can sit on stumps and rocks. If the durability and price are good, I'd buy two

In Gear Deals » Introducing New AirLight Backpacking Seat. Looking for Feedback.
May 11, 4:10pm

Been trying
Our puppy got a hand-me-down snow peak Ti bowl, and after almost a year of chewing, dropping, scooting, shaking and stepping on, it's in pretty great shape.

In GEAR » Ever break your titanium pot?
May 07, 8:16am

Re: The Great Cellphone Camera Challenge!
I use PureShot, which isn't necessarily perfect but it allows me to do two important things: shoot manually and save the "raw" files as .tiff I don't have experience with any o...

In Photography » The Great Cellphone Camera Challenge!
May 05, 11:49am

Re: Re: The Great Cellphone Camera Challenge!
Joshua Tree this past weekend: For anyone looking to use their phones in low-light situations, I highly recommend downloading an app that lets you shoot in manual mode so you can drop the ...

In Photography » The Great Cellphone Camera Challenge!
May 05, 11:31am

Re: BA Big Pine
Yeah the big pine I would be great with some baffles. My next mod to it will be a draft stopper at the neck. My girlfriend sleeps in a down jacket, thus solving the temperature differential between...

In GEAR » Cuddling Couple Sleep System
April 17, 9:18am

My girlfriend and I use two pads and a BA Big Pine bag as a quilt, which has lots of down but sewn-through baffles so it's not as warm as it could be. If you're serious about spooning and c...

In GEAR » Cuddling Couple Sleep System
April 17, 8:30am

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