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Re: Gear and hot car
You'll want to watch out about leaving any kind of airtight sealed container, the heat can make the contents want to expand. Anything from a water bottle to fuel bottle to olive oil container t...

In GEAR » Gear and hot car
June 30, 3:47pm

re: tiny hardware
Zpacks and DIY Gear Supply are where I would turn first as well.

In GEAR » where to purchase micro/tiny sized plastic cordlock, cord ends, buckles, ladder buckles?
June 29, 5:55am

Monkey Pillow + FlexAir
I use a Monkey Pillow pillowcase, size large, has elastic straps to hold it to the sleeping pad and one side is a soft fuzzy fleece-like material against my face. Inside I put a large FlexAir (disp...

In GEAR » Do you pack a pillow?
June 25, 2:49pm

+1 Jonathon
Yup, I agree that ultimately it's the people and how they choose to use the equipment, rather than the equipment itself. I definitely take Adam's point that, if you bring annoying people to...

In GEAR » Thoughts on new REI EVRGRN line, catalogs, offers and light polluting tents...
June 24, 8:59am

re: EVERGRN line
What experience am I sacrificing? Doesn't bother me for someone to buy what they think they want, use it in their backyard a couple of times, and then let it sit on the shelf. I can't imagi...

In GEAR » Thoughts on new REI EVRGRN line, catalogs, offers and light polluting tents...
June 24, 8:16am

re: EVERGRN line
A huge part of REI's target market is people who think they want to take up camping, buy a bunch of equipment, then never use it. There's seems to be many more such people always willing to...

In GEAR » Thoughts on new REI EVRGRN line, catalogs, offers and light polluting tents...
June 24, 7:37am

the "crowded" trail
There may be traffic on the trail, but are you literally going to stick to the trail all the time? I don't. That ridge over there probably has a good view, I think I can scale that dome, looks ...

In GEAR » Personal Locator Beacons? Do I need one?
June 23, 12:19pm

re: B.G.
Just off the trail to find this thread. I see validity in all views expressed, if that's possible. As someone with a touch of a critical and cynical personality, I've appreciated BG's c...

In Gear Deals » In honor of Bob Gross, buy a foam pad and get 10% off
June 19, 9:20am

PM sent
Hudson, sent a PM for clarification on your e-mail address. Thx.

In Gear Swap » WTB 15-30" sleeping bags (2)
June 09, 6:18pm

Re: BV350
They still haven't caught/transferred/put down that bear? I was in YNP two years ago near top of Snow Creek and crossed paths with a ranger toting a tranquilizer rifle, specifically looking for...

In GEAR » BV350 -- Vulnerable in the Sierra?
June 08, 11:56am

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