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All Forum Posts by Richard Scruggs

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Re: Berner Alps
Thanks for the trip report, Kat. First two were great, but this one's the best. Brought to mind Wordsworth's "Ode: Intimations of Immortality . . ." and especially its closin...

In Post-Trip Reports » Berner Alps
August 10, 10:18am

Re: Flyin' To Get High (Only if flyin' in OR though.....)
No smokin' in flight, but let 'em eat cannabis candy if flyin' in OR. http://www.kptv.com/story/29506836/portland-international-airport-changes-recreational-pot-policy

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » UL Nightcap (Only if you live in WA though.....)
August 08, 4:59pm

Re: Microadventures: Breaking Down the Barriers of Visiting a Wild Place
My favorite "microadventure" began when a friend & I were sitting in a bar one Friday night about 9 pm waiting for start of fall semester the next week. With plenty of free time ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Microadventures: Breaking Down the Barriers of Visiting a Wild Place
July 30, 5:25pm

Re: Jetboil Ti Pot Purchase?
REI lists the Sol Ti pot as available for ordering on line -- http://www.rei.com/product/813624/jetboil-sol-titanium-companion-cup-08-liter

In Gear Deals » Super cheap lightweight stoves from Gearbest
July 30, 11:45am

No Bumping Makes Sense
Re Roger saying that: "The alternative to [the 'no-bumping' rule] is not pretty: everyone in a bumping race. Not having that again." Agreed, so long as gear swap threads are ...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Bumping posts in gear swap
July 03, 6:37pm

Re: PNW: Do Bears Break into Cars????
To the specific question about bears breaking into cars, apparently bears in the Northwest haven't learned the art of car-break-ins . . . yet. North Cascades NP website even urges that fol...

In GEAR » PNW: Do Bears Break into Cars????
June 27, 7:47pm

Re: PNW: Do Bears Break into Cars????
Even if bears don't, people definitely break into vehicles at trailheads. Sometime ago, upon returning to the parking lot at the Snow Lakes trailhead for the Enchantments, we found our car...

In GEAR » PNW: Do Bears Break into Cars????
June 27, 6:19pm

Re: Planning 2-3 night trip in Cascades near Portland, OR - Need ideas
Indian Heaven Wilderness (in Southern Washington) -- http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/giffordpinchot/recarea/?recid=79410 http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/giffordpinchot/specialplac...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Planning 2-3 night trip in Cascades near Portland, OR - Need ideas
June 25, 3:21pm

Re: BPL exclusive--BRS-3000T Jetboil pot riser disk
I'll take one, Gary. Thanks!

In Gear Deals » BPL exclusive--BRS-3000T Jetboil pot riser disk
June 24, 10:55am

Re: Re: Eh..
RE: "Next year, I bet the 2016 backpacking tents will include solar power, USB charging ports, and 5.1 surround sound. Just you wait!" Why wait? REI sells a tent loft (powered by r...

In GEAR » Thoughts on new REI EVRGRN line, catalogs, offers and light polluting tents...
June 23, 7:22pm

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