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Re: GG Murmur Stains Shirt?
Hmmm... I've sweated on mine several times and haven't noticed this, but I don't see why a gentle hand washing would hurt a thing. That sucks that your RR shirt got messed up.

In GEAR » GG Murmur Stains Shirt?
May 27, 3:39pm

Re: Re: Sunscreen
Did you come here JUST to testify to that? Ever go backpacking?

In GEAR » KISSCARE Biomedical liquid: multi purpose solution to blisters/footcare/first aid/burns/insects/sun/rain?
May 25, 6:11pm

Re: UL 'all in one' alternative to the Jetboil?
Ultralight Outfitters Beer Can Esbit Stove Elegant, cheap, simple, light, efficient, sturdy, and compact.

In GEAR » UL 'all in one' alternative to the Jetboil?
May 25, 10:43am

Victorinox Stayglow knives
Dale, Mine showed up today. Thanks for the quick turn-around. Knife looks great! Love those Griptilian's too. I have a very small Zippo lock-back in bright orange that I use someitime...

In Gear Swap » Victorinox Stayglow knives
May 20, 3:00pm

Re: Re: So far so good
> Oh yeah baby. These 212's are keepers Awesome. Gotta love them Lock Laces.

In GEAR » New Balance vs. Inov-8
May 20, 2:54pm

Re: Favorite Esbit Stove
> That depends on what's holding it. I use the original folding Esbit stove where the tablet lies flat on the stove. One tablet burns for about 13 minutes. I can boil 16 oz of water with 1/2...

In GEAR » Favorite Esbit Stove; What do you use to carry Esbit tabs?
May 20, 2:48pm

Use two ESBIT or FireLite tabs for decent cooking times?
I can boil 20oz with my UL Outfitters Beer can stove with one Esbit tab. It's plenty fast... how long does a single tab take to burn up anyway? I never need that much water. For example, br...

In GEAR » Favorite Esbit Stove; What do you use to carry Esbit tabs?
May 20, 3:36am

MSR Hyperflow Microfilter with Modified Cartridge
Roger, How much (clean, filtered) water would you estimate would be required to backflush as recommended by MSR? Thanks

In Editor's Roundtable » MSR Hyperflow Microfilter with Modified Cartridge Review
May 20, 3:14am

Re: smashed still
I also got to examine that "still" up close. I think it's just an old water heater that washed down that hill. It's possible that it was used as a still, but it doesn't lo...

In Post-Trip Reports » Foothills Trail Notes - April
May 19, 5:08pm

Foothills Trail Notes - April
Nicely done! [applause] Awesome hike and I can't wait to go back. I did it in Oct '07 but started at Oconnee and ended at Table Rock (Adam shuttled me also, did ya'll eat at that li...

In Post-Trip Reports » Foothills Trail Notes - April
May 19, 4:31pm

All Reader Reviews by Chris Chastain

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Dirty Girl Gaiters
Dirty Girl Gaiters are cheap, light, breathable, simple and dang cool looking. What else could you ask for in the way of general usage ultralight backpacking gaiters? Only one thing... I wish they wo...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
October 27, 10:07pm