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gtx boots
While the goretex in a new boot may wear out and let in water after a time, my gtx boot is by then pretty much worn out and ready for a new pair. It's funny this subject came up as I wrote thi...

In GEAR » Return to Goretex in rainy climates?
December 19, 1:17pm

Bag Gear
When it's really cold, like 0F to -10F, I put nothin' in my bag but me myself and Irene (and she's not there so it's just me myself and I). I require the entire zipped up process...

In Winter Hiking » List of things to keep warm in your sleeping bag
December 18, 5:45pm

winter tips
Great article and one more thing I'll copy and take out to read on my January trip. I like his layer pics at the start of the article.

In Philosophy & Technique » 10 Tips on Staying Warm in Winter by Andy Kirkpatrick
December 18, 7:43am

We are having an interesting discussion on Whiteblaze about how dopers and drunks are in part ruining the Appalachian Trail experience and esp around the AT shelters. See--- http://www.whitebla...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Adult beverages for Winter Camping
December 17, 11:49am

dry shoes
I agree with Christian Edstrom---you don't. The best scenario is to keep your boots or shoes dry to begin with, if at all possible. On many of my winter trips I fanatically cross frigid c...

In GEAR » Help! How do you dry your shoes overnight in winter?
December 17, 10:14am

bottle in bag
I wish I could find the quote of some guy explaining why he thinks putting a water bottle inside your sleeping bag is a terrible idea. He says basically that you are relying on your dry down bag...

In GEAR » Bottle container for hot liquid
December 16, 6:32pm

As long as you don't strap it to a personal drone and fly it in a national forest or wilderness area, I'm all for it.

In GEAR » GoPro Hero3: Yay or nay?
December 16, 5:49pm

I like this one--- "Travel in all the four quarters of the earth, yet you will find nothing anywhere. What ever there is, is only here." RAMAKRISHNA.

In On the Web » Collect Experiences, Not Things
December 14, 3:31pm

maybe not
Then again, even our memories are lost if we get dementia etc. And really, the body is just another piece of gear, including with it the mind and our memories. I carry a pack and a tent and need ...

In On the Web » Collect Experiences, Not Things
December 14, 12:59pm

Okay boys, I just took the plunge and ordered a pair of eVent shell mitts from Mt Laurel Designs to keep my fleece liner gloves dry as I hike in a winter rain and do camp chores in a sleet storm. ...

In GEAR » winter mitt layers
December 13, 10:35am

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