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re: 4th one
I think the literal fly is *TOO* subtle, to the point of being confusing. Are you selling insect repellant? Are these supposed to be knives for killing flying bugs? Once I know the company and am f...

In GEAR » FLYWEIGHT KNIVES---Damn Fine Titanium Knives!
March 26, 9:47am

Re: economical UL water-boil cook kit for 2
Thanks Tim, but that pot is heavier, in fact about the weight of the entire UL Sidewinder kit (that kit's pot, lid and gripper are listed at 201g, pot alone is 120g). Dan, a 32oz beer can po...

In GEAR » economical UL water-boil cook kit for 2
March 26, 9:10am

economical UL water-boil cook kit for 2
Hi folks, looking for a UL cook kit for 2, water-boil only, that won't break the bank. Wanting to be able to boil up to 4 cups at a time. Looking at the Caldera UL Sidewinder which includes...

In GEAR » economical UL water-boil cook kit for 2
March 26, 7:57am

re: quilt
I think you mean vertical baffles on the EE. Sounds like you would want to Frankenstein something with features of both quilts, so keep in mind that both shops are willing to talk to you about cust...

In GEAR » Enlightened Equipment or Zpacks Quilt?
March 22, 6:44pm

re:Lightweight 2p tent
Pay close attention to the floor dimensions, some "2-person" shelters are just big enough for a pair of 20" pads to fit in there, touching each other and the side walls. That may or ...

In GEAR » Lightweight 2-person tent reccomendations?
March 18, 11:09am

Re: Backpack Selection Advice
Keep in mind that packs are designed to carry a certain weight, so you can't just trim weight by getting a lighter pack, if you overload it then it won't be comfortable (and worse it could ...

In GEAR » Backpack Selection Advice
March 16, 3:01pm

re: Photography
"If you're interested in a point and shoot, I've been impressed with the Panasonic Lumix DMC 25 my father owns. Great telephoto Leica lens." +1. This is exactly what I have, gr...

In GEAR » Photography
March 12, 5:55am

re: starting to go UL
I can't advise on the specific tent choices, but in general my philosophy is that you will save yourself money in the long run by spending more now to get into the weight territory you want. If...

In GEAR » Starting to go UL, looking at tents
March 11, 6:56pm

too warm then too cold?
As I read it, Catherine you start too warm and then wake up later too cold, so it isn't just an issue of "cold sleeper." I'm not sure remedies like hot water bottle, exercise, or ...

In GEAR » Cold sleeper - what to do?
March 10, 2:11pm

re: Lightest PLB
Katherine said: a PBL is at the top of my Should Get list for this year and my gear funds are limited. (Will probably do it at the REI member 20% off window, assuming I go w/the resqlink) Kather...

In GEAR » Lightest PLB?
March 09, 1:31pm

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