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Re: Paradox Packs
Couldn't disagree more with you on this, Edward. Subscribed for the last six years. Typical base-weight sub-10lbs, etc, so I have the street cred. I also do massive un-resupplied packrafting tr...

In Editor's Roundtable » Paradox Packs Evolution pack system review
February 18, 10:07am

Re: Re: New Packraft by Advanced Elements
Looked like it was sturdy enough. 250lb listed capacity. Those numbers are usually useless. Side chambers look smallish, but with care, it seemed like it could take a payload. One thing I liked ...

In Packrafting » New Packraft by Advanced Elements
August 06, 11:51am

New Packraft by Advanced Elements
From the Summer Outdoor Retailers show. I had the opportunity to take a look and get some quick impressions. Felt very sturdy. Polyurethane coated polyester fabric felt very strong. Kept a good sha...

In Packrafting » New Packraft by Advanced Elements
August 04, 10:38am

Re: Re: Re: Inmarast
Great points all, Rex. Incredible work. One the best articles I've seen on this site in a while. One of the reasons I like Iridium and Globalstar is that, generally, I'm not in need of a cl...

In Editor's Roundtable » SOTMR: Two-way Satellite Communications for Backpacking: Part 3: Satellite Texting
April 04, 9:53am

Re: Inmarast
Yes, but not extensively. I had the opportunity to use it on a backpacking trip to Grand Gulch last spring. The bottom of the canyon is 1500 feet lower than the rim. Pretty impressive. It gave me e...

In Editor's Roundtable » SOTMR: Two-way Satellite Communications for Backpacking: Part 3: Satellite Texting
April 03, 4:41pm

Great article, adding some personal experience...
Sorry this is so long, but I'm copying my review of some of these devices from another BPL thread. To this info I will add that Globalstar is quickly coming online with their improved constella...

In Editor's Roundtable » SOTMR: Two-way Satellite Communications for Backpacking: Part 3: Satellite Texting
April 03, 11:33am

Great vid.
And especially sharp about the use of magnesium starter. Very useful advice on the river, when sometimes everything (and I mean everything) is wet. I've never brought a hatchet or saw. I step o...

In Editor's Roundtable » Winter Firebuilding Techniques (Video)
February 20, 6:07pm

Just a heads up on Globalstar..
They have their final launch of the second generation satellites tomorrow morning. Good thing for the market: http://www.globalstar.com/en/index.php?cid=7010&pressId=761

In GEAR » Experiences with satellite phones?
February 04, 1:11pm

Re: Re: Experiences with satellite phones?
John, I would love to hear any feedback you have on the Iridium Extreme. Very intriguing device.

In GEAR » Experiences with satellite phones?
January 21, 11:38am

Rent, rent, rent...
For the age of satellite parity is soon upon us. I can't help but believe better products and way more flexible pricing is around the corner. The much-maligned Globalstar just posted its first ...

In GEAR » Experiences with satellite phones?
January 20, 10:25pm

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