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Re: Jetboil Ti Pot Purchase?
REI lists the Sol Ti pot as available for ordering on line --

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) --

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

Re: Trail Designs Ti stoves
I've wondered why it appears (at least in some postings I've seen in BPL forums) that folks with a sidewinder designed for a pot smaller than your 3 cup pot (for example, the short Evernew ...

In Multiple Use Gear » Trail Designs Ti stoves
June 22, 3:13pm

Re: Cascades
For current permit requirements, I'd check the website of the US Forest Service district (or National Park) for whatever location you might consider in Washington -- and even call the office to...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Trip in late september Flying From Houston!
June 22, 1:34am

To the forum, or not to the forum . . . that is the question
That's "losing" -- not "loosing" But at least it's just an internet forum. Lot more serious stuff out there to worry folks. Like the meaning of/in life. ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » BG and the Demise of BPL
June 21, 7:02pm

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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
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