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Use Gaiter
"The big hole at the top that you put your foot through? - use gaiters" Anyone that has done hiking in wet conditions know that gaiters are more than a way to keep dirt and twigs out o...

In GEAR » BOGUS WATERPROOF CLAIMS BY BOOT COMPANIES
July 17, 11:46pm

Re: Re: UL, Completely Sealed Drybag?
I have two bags a smaller one made of clear vynal plast and the rubber coated fabric one. Yes they are heazvy but I got them for a couple of river rafting trips years ago (one down the grand canyo...

In GEAR » UL, Completely Sealed Drybag?
July 14, 1:20pm

Re: Corrosive effects of chlorine dioxide tablets
The tables need to be exposed to water in order to generate Chlorine dioxide. If the packaging of the tablets is not damaged there should have not been any chlorine dioxide. Water on the outside ...

In GEAR » Corrosive effects of chlorine dioxide tablets
July 07, 11:21pm

Re: Can I fly with THE SPOT?
You can fly with batteries in your computer and cell phone, and generally a couple of spares. However if security finds a lot of batteries in your bags you may not be allowed to carry them onto t...

In GEAR » Can I fly with THE SPOT?
July 04, 6:31pm

Re: Seeking advice on emergency insulation for unplanned overnights
I already carry silkweight wool thermals (top & bottom) in my emergency kit, and typically carry something like a Rab Xenon (summer) or EMS Down Ascent jacket (winter). In my experience keep...

In GEAR » Seeking advice on emergency insulation for unplanned overnights
June 22, 11:31am

Re: Re: rehabbing flat feet
"I have never understood why flat feet are a problem. Does it hurt?" It can hurt and for me it was quite painful to stand all day at work. However not everyone is the same.

In Philosophy & Technique » rehabbing flat feet
June 17, 10:19pm

Re: Re: rain jacket
Based on everything I have read in terms of breathability: 1 Polartech Neoshell (air permeable) 2 Event (air permeable) 3 air permeable Gortex pro 4 Not air permeable Gortex fabric. All of ...

In GEAR » UL rainjacket with good breathability chat
June 12, 11:22pm

Re: retractable antenna
"With the RescueME, it can be carried and if the battery is still strong, used again after winding the antenna back into the unit. That's my understanding anyway." Keep in mind PLB...

In GEAR » Ocean Signals rescueME PLB
June 12, 10:32pm

Re: What's the lightest, most breathable shell there is?
Montbell Versalite (6.7oz, pitzips) Worst breathability, lightest weight,lowest cost OMM Aether Smock and Jacket (7.2oz, eVent DVL)2nd beast breathability, 2nd lightest, medium cost. Westcomb Shi...

In GEAR » What's the lightest, most breathable shell there is?
June 06, 11:47pm

Re: Trash bag + windshirt = WPB jacket?
"At this point, your waterproof/breathable fabric breathes little better than a totally non-breathable material like a plastic bag." The above statement is only true if every square in...

In GEAR » Trash bag + windshirt = WPB jacket?
May 30, 9:18pm

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