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Re: Sun hat
I've got a Outdoor Research Sun Runner cap, which is maybe kind of luxury item, but I've taken to wear it cap-only, sometimes with my bandanna. I'd think the big box stores would all...

In GEAR » Sun hat
June 20, 7:30am

bears are "smarter"
I found this Scientific American article kind of strange. Fine that they are intelligence testing bears, but odd that they are starting so low: The Average Bear Is Smarter Than You Thought W...

In Chaff » bears are "smarter"
June 20, 7:20am

Re: fancy feast stove issues - me too
Me too. I have a Evernew 600ml Pot (ECA421) that I thought would be wide enough (4.88" wide, 2.05" tall). I've tried two boils with a similar 2 row x 16 hole stove. I used 20 ml, w...

In GEAR » fancy feast stove issues
June 07, 5:54pm

Re: Newbie Questions
I do a fair number of mtb miles, not loaded bikepacking, and I cringe at the thought of a guy with knee pain trying it with a single speed. Maybe my type of knee pain is different. My knees are...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Newbie Questions
June 01, 7:08am

speaking of headlamps
I got mine in the mail. It is a 1 ounce, 5 LED, 2 coin-cell, 2 mode, device I found on eBay, shipped from China, for like $2. As you can see in the photos one of the two hat clips broke, despit...

In GEAR » speaking of headlamps
May 30, 5:09pm

FWIW, here is the view on 5/20 from Taft point, across Yosemite Valley, at Yosemite Falls and the land behind:

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Into the sierras already, or too early?
May 23, 12:58pm

Central Oregon Cacades
I'd be happy to come try sometime ;-).

In Fishing » What's Your UL Fly and Bubble Rig?
May 23, 11:18am

Maybe I shouldn't push tenkara too hard ... while it works for small streams, and should work along lake edges or where streams enter lakes, it won't have the reach of a spinning rod. So f...

In Fishing » What's Your UL Fly and Bubble Rig?
May 23, 10:07am

Re: UL Fly-and-bubble rig: floatant
Floatant is great, and will extend the use of one dry fly from a few minutes to ... maybe ten or fifteen? Something like that. I use my bottle of Loon Outdoors Aquel when I"m fishing dries w...

In Fishing » What's Your UL Fly and Bubble Rig?
May 23, 9:56am

Adams or Parachute
BTW, a Parachute Adams is easier to see, but at least for me, a regular Adams gets more hits.

In Fishing » What's Your UL Fly and Bubble Rig?
May 22, 6:32pm

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