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Relation to BPL
What about BPL related use? Website says one cube weigths .5 oz right?

In Editor's Roundtable » Jiva Coffee Cubes
May 14, 12:19pm

nice and spacious
Wow, the Hubba hubba is just great! Not only the two vestibules can offer space for two small backpacks, also the inner dimensions offer >20cm of space with a Exped 180cm matress(plus a small p...

In GEAR » MSR Hubba Hubba (not NX)
April 12, 6:01pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: best solar charger right now? march 14"
Finally! Yes you can't compare mAh's from a 3.7 volt battery with a different voltage. It's not totally to blame us from forgetting our high school classes, 'the powerbank market...

In GEAR » best solar charger right now? march 14"
April 11, 4:32pm

Re: Gear list for a Slovenia Thru-hike
Be sure to carry at least 2L of water carrying capacity. I read of some trails in the Slovenian mountains which had unreliable and few water sources. But you probably also did some research for thi...

In Gear Lists » Gear list for a Slovenia Thru-hike
August 26, 9:46am

New shoes!
Hi guys! Thanks for your help. With your tips I bought Adidas Response Trail's. The problem of the scratching of the toes and the ground was probably caused because of the different designs of...

In GEAR » Size running shoes for hiking
July 17, 1:18pm

Re: Smallest simplest GPS receiver
If you carry a compact camera: some models also have a GPS function,...

In GEAR » Smallest simplest GPS receiver
June 28, 4:46am

Re: RE: What would you want if you life depended on it
That's right. And what about a mix of those? How accurate does such a device need to be? Some people tend to react negatively if a 200 dollar PLB it doesn't work like a 500 dollar PLB. Ju...

In GEAR » Any new SPOT input/reviews?
June 01, 4:22pm

Re: Any new SPOT input/reviews?
I have used it on a couple of shirt trips. The intro on the BPL review stated it is not essential for comfort and safety. It's not so simple because in some more difficult weather/terrain(or wh...

In GEAR » Any new SPOT input/reviews?
June 01, 8:04am

Re: Re: Why standard rolled foam pad is bad?
Roger, can I conclude you don't like air pads/mattresses? :P You probably just made the longest list of advantages of foam pads :-D If I hadn't experienced trying to sleep on a foam pad,...

In GEAR » Why standard rolled foam pad is bad?
May 29, 11:04am

Your own way
Just do whatever works best for you! I can't sleep comfortable on anything <5 cm thickness so I envy you. I have to buy things like Synmat or Neoair/Xlite which are just silly thin plastic ...

In GEAR » Why standard rolled foam pad is bad?
May 28, 3:12pm

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Allen and Mike's Backcountry Ski Book
I bought this book because I went to Norway for 8 months with plenty of snow and cold. Just a bit of skiing, but also just snowshoeiing and hiking. Expecting just some extra tips and tricks, I was a...

In Books and Media
May 20, 3:43am