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Re: Beyond the Fluff
"Bob, I appreciate your simple explanations on the practical use and limitations of GPS units. So my question to you is as map and compass guy who will be traversing the Brooks range next summ...

In GEAR » Garmin GPSmaps 64s and 60csx
December 16, 10:09pm

Re: Re: Hunersdorf
"Distributed in the US by Liberty Mountain. They bring in Esbit too." Thanks for the clarification Ken!

In GEAR » Bottle container for hot liquid
December 16, 10:02pm

Re: Hunersdorf
"Hmmm, looks like repurposed bottles made from LDPE plastic not suitable for liquids held persistently above 80C. Seems the only thing special about them is the lid which may or may not addres...

In GEAR » Bottle container for hot liquid
December 16, 10:01pm

Re: Re: Hunersdorff
>40 Below also sells them, that's where I got mine. I believe that 40 below is the importer for the bottles. I have not purchased direct from them myself. I usually pick up the bottles an...

In GEAR » Bottle container for hot liquid
December 15, 11:02pm

Re: GPS accuracy
>It's very important to me to know how far i've gone, how fast i'm going, and how long it could >take us to get to where we're going. a $300 dedicated GPS device should be ab...

In GEAR » Garmin GPSmaps 64s and 60csx
December 15, 5:43pm

Garmin
I have had very good luck with my 62s (and my eTrex before it) I have found the units get better with each generation, particularly in terms of satellite acquisition and holding a signal. Curiou...

In GEAR » Garmin GPSmaps 64s and 60csx
December 15, 3:24pm

Hunersdorff
There is only ONE bottle I will use for winter or altitude use - Hunersdorff. The overwhelming choice of most greater ranges expeditions. Lots of reasons for this, but related to your question, you...

In GEAR » Bottle container for hot liquid
December 15, 3:15pm

Wild
Once you understand that the book and the movie are NOT about the PCT you have a much better idea of what to expect. The PCT is merely the setting for her story.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » PCT movie with Reese Witherspoon coming out
December 15, 2:24pm

Counterfit
>Misspelling such as that you've described are usually dead giveaways of a counterfeit. You can >go to your local store and take a peek at an authentic jacket to make sure it doesn't...

In GEAR » Counterfeit MAMMUt jacket?
December 15, 10:58am

Omnipotent
>A good example of tunnel tent design was called the Omnipotent by the old Early Winters >company. I slept in one in 1979, and it seemed heavy but bombproof. I owned one. I was bombproof (...

In Make Your Own Gear » How hard is it to make a tunnel tent like the one in the photo.
December 08, 7:40pm

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