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Re: Backcountry Word Processing?
Voice recognition software has gotten quite good. An additional app on your phone weighs nothing. And you can dictate as you hike.

In GEAR » Backcountry Word Processing?
October 04, 2:28pm

Re: Mini tents
In the backpacking store, we had a few tents set up, but other models, especially the larger ones, were demonstrated with the little models the manufacturer provided. We'd joked that they were...

In Gear Deals » Mini tents
October 04, 11:09am

Re: Woman orders bear to stop breaking her kayak, bear doesn't listen (VIDEO)
She's so over the top distraught and with that piercing, valley-girl tone of voice, I thought this was a dubbed version of someone else's video. But it seems to check out. At least I don&...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Woman orders bear to stop breaking her kayak, bear doesn't listen (VIDEO)
October 02, 3:15pm

Re: WTB 2 3/4" Ladder
I was surprised that I didn't have exactly that in my stash. I've got 1" tri-glides (lots of those) and some 5/8" ladders. PM me if you want me to throw a pair in the US Mail. ...

In Gear Swap » WTB 2 3/4" Ladder
September 25, 3:25pm

Re: Help with Jetboil costumer service is no help
Maybe that's why they call it S.O.L. Because you are.

In GEAR » Help with Jetboil costumer service is no help
September 25, 9:02am

Re: Re: trekking poles
>"unfortunately I do bike touring" or fortunately. Use the bike. Design the tent to use the bike as the "poles". The tent would have to be longer, but you'd save ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Upright tent pole diameter?
September 24, 12:26pm

Re: any recommendations?
Indian Gardens on the Bright Angel Trail in GCNP is as easy as a GCNP trip gets. Very popular, so apply for a permit but have back-up plans. Milder nights than on the Rim. Water right there, so ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » LAS VEGAS???
September 24, 12:18pm

BPLers in the Vegas area have come through for me when I've asked about climbing spots (for my 10-year-old, we went to Red Rock Canyon just west of Vegas). I've most often flown into Vegas...

In Pre-Trip Planning » LAS VEGAS???
September 23, 1:48pm

Re: SUL Windscreen for BRS-3000T Canister Stove
DavidG: Very nice! 4.4 mph isn't much of a breeze, and even in that mild wind, you're saving enough fuel to justify the weight of the wind screen in 6 boils (if using SS) and only 4 boil...

In Make Your Own Gear » SUL Windscreen for BRS-3000T Canister Stove
September 22, 7:33pm

Any mouthwash bottle.
Also clearly alcohol compatible, but with a convenient measuring cup as a lid. Also very sturdy. Probably best for longer trips.

In GEAR » Alky stove fuel container?
September 20, 12:15am

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