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All Forum Posts by Richard Scruggs

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Re: People who don't enjoy camping
When asked afterward if he had fun, a non-backpacking friend who went with us on a short (20 mile) two-night backpacking trip into the Winds responded: "Did I have fun? That's like ask...

In Philosophy & Technique » People who don't enjoy camping
July 16, 7:26pm

Re: 2014 MLD Newt
Looks identical to the 2012 version. Some of the product photos for the 2014 Newt now at MLD's website are the same photos as photos for 2012 Newt at this link: http://www.backpackinglig...

In GEAR » 2014 MLD Newt
December 12, 12:19am

Re: Looking for a challenging and scenic 75-150 mile hike
Here are two ideas -- (1) North Cascades NP: E to W traverse, starting at Little Beaver Creek trailhead on Ross Lake (reached by boat taxi), then thru Beaver Creek valley to reach about 50 sw...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Looking for a challenging and scenic 75-150 mile hike
November 10, 12:37pm

Re: Re: Proposed Code of Conduct
Re Steve G saying: "Ryan may pay the bills but this site lives or dies by the forums." This site was great even before it had any forums. Forums did not "make" this site. ...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » BPL wants input on proposed forum code of conduct
November 05, 11:29am

Re: BPL wants input on proposed forum code of conduct
Triple +1, Clayton. Thanks for saying it so well.

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » BPL wants input on proposed forum code of conduct
November 05, 12:13am

Re: BPL has Ads now ?
Without ads at BPL, would perhaps never learn of innovative bear defense devices, like Nat'l Geographic Chameleon Vision Goggles that let you "see predators coming up behind you with the m...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » BPL has Ads now ?
October 26, 2:31pm

Re: Re: huh?....irony
Re Miguel saying, "how else am I supposed to address this concern?" Well, it might be good to focus on the issue you raise -- lack of civility -- rather than lumping folks into buck...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Where's Hendrik?
August 14, 5:16am

Re: Re: huh?....irony
Re Miguel saying: "There is is [sic] tendency for the Americans here (I'm not going to get into my background again) to gang up on anyone or any topic that is not American, a lot of it qu...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Where's Hendrik?
August 14, 2:36am

The Leader Never Falls
Martin, thanks for the link to Hendrik's climbing article. This comment by Hendrick in his article caught my attention -- "I learned that it’s not bad to fall on lead." Mo...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Where's Hendrik?
August 10, 2:53am

Re: The SUL Mindset, Part 2: Less vs. Lighter
Read the article again and still find it's really good, full of thought-provoking notions and insights --- but, but, but . . . Why even bother to include a rain jacket when you're fee...

In Editor's Roundtable » The SUL Mindset, Part 2: Less vs. Lighter
August 10, 2:09am

All Reader Reviews by Richard Scruggs

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Aloksak O.P 12.5 x 20"
They do last a looooooooooooong time when used as a map case, though. JRS

In Miscellaneous Products
August 29, 2:18pm

Base Designs 1000ml Titanium Pot
Just received one of the 1000 ml Base Designs titanium pots from ProLite. At $19 plus shipping (and shipping is free within USA if order exceeds $50), this pot appears to be a bargain for what appear...

In Cookware - Titanium
March 07, 10:50pm

Backcountrygear.com
Have had many, many on-line orders at Backcountry Gear over several years, and experienced only a single error in all those transactions when they sent the wrong color of an item. As it turned out, I...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 03, 1:52pm

National Geographic TOPO! Outdoor Recreation Mapping Software - California
Several years ago, I purchased mapping software for a few of the "regional" areas produced by National Geographic. For example, the software included the North Cascades on one disk, the Sout...

In Navigation Gear & Accessories
February 06, 5:38pm