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In GEAR » Brass spoon?
December 18, 6:12pm

Re: Re: Re: Live dummies at Tarptent
I, too, think that 5'8" is the perfect height. And it has NOTHING to do with the fact that I am 5'8"... I think the addition of the "dummies" is a great idea. It re...

In GEAR » Live dummies at Tarptent
December 18, 10:53am

Re: Yosemite Revised
I stayed in LYV overnight with my wife and we left our tent setup, with out packs and bear canisters near by. We left our campsite "setup" and hiked Half Dome as a day hike. Everything ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Yosemite Trip
December 17, 11:40am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: GPS mod
"I've seen GPS reception completely fail in a number of situations. It doesn't happen very often, and it doesn't last long." Happens all the time in downtown San Francisco ...

In GEAR » Garmin GPSmaps 64s and 60csx
December 16, 3:18pm

Re: Re: Re: GPS mod
The "Odometer" I use with my iPhone 4s (MapMyRun) seems to work well and consistently reports the same distance within better than 0.1 of a mile over the same course (2.8 miles). The GPS...

In GEAR » Garmin GPSmaps 64s and 60csx
December 16, 12:12pm

Re: Personal variations
I think there is much more to it than shoulder strength. I can carry heavy enough loads on my shoulders (33 lbs up the mist trail in Yosemite), but it hurts almost immediately. I have pain in my ...

In GEAR » Load Carrying Capacity: Frameless vs. Framed
December 15, 5:00pm

Re: all in one
"Although it is definitely not light, I cant bring myself to leave my leatherman Wave at home. It Always gets used in some fashion on every trip by me, or others...There are a few of the tools...

In Chaff » hatchet vs large survival knife?
December 12, 3:47pm

Re: Re: Black Bear
"Couple black bear fatalities already this year." Which is very rare. Like I said, Yosemite does not allow bear spray. They have probably the largest number of bear and human encount...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Backpacking Solo?
December 11, 4:52pm

Black Bear
That .357 will take a perfectly aimed shot to stop a black bear. I don't know very many people (any?) that good at stress shooting. Good thing nothing is needed for black bears. :^) It is...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Backpacking Solo?
December 11, 4:44pm

SOLO
I have done one solo trip, my first winter trip no less. It went better than I thought. Having an adult drink and a book were the keys for me. Hiking solo is no problem at all. Sitting in camp ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Backpacking Solo?
December 11, 2:07pm

All Reader Reviews by Larry De La Briandais

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Campsaver.com Retailer
I purchased the Vargo canister stove from them at a GREAT price. They had such a run on sales because of the low price that is was sold out. They left me a personal phone message letting me know tha...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 07, 3:07pm