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All Forum Posts by Richard Scruggs

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Re: Best solo shelter for the Wind Rivers in September
+1 on GoLite Hex 3, a seriously spacious shelter for one person passing time in bad weather, in campground or wilderness. Weight: 30.39 oz (not including stakes, guyline, ground cloth) with hiking...

In GEAR » Best solo shelter for the Wind Rivers in September
December 20, 2:19pm

Re: 8'x8' tarp recommendations
Oware has flat tarps in a variety of dimensions -- http://shop.bivysack.com/FlatTarp-TM_c6.htm I have an 8'10" x 8'10" Oware Flat Tarp 2.5 with 21 tie-outs -- sixteen ar...

In GEAR » 8'x8' tarp recommendations
December 12, 7:37pm

Re: Disappointment
Roger, a Big Plus "1" on your ". . . or do nothing in the hope that everyone will let the thread die. I would prefer the last one." And isn't it curious that folks who ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Backpacking Solo?
December 12, 4:38am

Re: Re: Bear Attacks AZ 2012
Thanks for the info provided in this thread about Yosemite and some other National Parks prohibiting "possession or use" of bear spray. Pretty weird. Re discharging a firearm for sel...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Backpacking Solo?
December 10, 12:40pm

Re: Trekking the High Uintas Wilderness: Circumnavigation of the Rock Creek Shelf
Ryan -- Perhaps an alternative for the Gossamer Gear Polycro ground cloth isn't needed since Gossamer Gear still lists the Polycro ground cloth as available in stock, both the single large ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Trekking the High Uintas Wilderness: Circumnavigation of the Rock Creek Shelf
August 28, 9:08pm

Re: Trekking the High Uintas Wilderness: Circumnavigation of the Rock Creek Shelf
A fantastic trip, and an excellent report. Thanks, Ryan. About that 45 pound pack, though, even with all the cuben fiber stuff . . .

In Editor's Roundtable » Trekking the High Uintas Wilderness: Circumnavigation of the Rock Creek Shelf
August 28, 3:04am

Re: Bumping Not Allowed People
Obviously more rules are needed, including a rule that all rules must be read. Didn't even know of a "bump" rule. Depending on mood, have read bumps . . . or not. That's ...

In Gear Swap » Bumping Not Allowed People
August 28, 2:35am

Hammocking at Sunset Lake and Alaska Basin Lakes
Don't know about a Mirror Lake, but there are clumps of trees near Sunset Lake, and clumps of trees scattered around the lakes in Alaska Basin. I don't use a hammock, but trees exist in bo...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Teton Crest Trail-Sunset lake or the Basin Lakes?
August 27, 1:04pm

Re: Another Quilt Discussion
If you decide to get "sneaky" and spend $500 on a quilt, you might check out Nunatak, especially the Arc Alpinist -- http://www.nunatakusa.com/site07/arc_products/arc_alpinist.htm H...

In GEAR » Another Quilt Discussion
August 20, 12:34am

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

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