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ratings
I wonder how fill quality would change the specs? And overall weight for the two bags? I do know this---When I got my WM Puma bag in 2005 it was rated at -15F at around 3 lbs 4 ozs. Now the sa...

In GEAR » Down Bag rating inflation over the years?
October 20, 6:14pm

can 0 worms
Gary says--- "People, I think you missed the point of my original post – too much gear talk/focus = definitely less enjoyment on the trail. I will vouch for it. If you hike and keep thinkin...

In GEAR » Hey, this is about us
October 19, 12:54pm

cold
I agree with Travis on this--- "Even if physiologically humans are able to acclimatize to the cold I can't imagine we could acclimatize enough to reduce the amount of insulation we requ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Acclimitization to cold
October 19, 12:36pm

winter tips
Check out this neato thread on BushcraftUSA--- http://bushcraftusa.com/forum/showthread.php/100900-Swedish-tips-and-tricks-for-the-winter A guy named Fnixen says--- "I'm from Swed...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Acclimitization to cold
October 19, 12:24pm

wad
Oh Tipi, not again please. See what I mean.

In GEAR » Hey, this is about us
October 18, 8:28am

In A Wad
Any backpacker article which starts out "When Ultralight Isn't Right . . ." is bound to get the panties of ULers in a wad. Gary says it's well written, though. Owen says it&...

In GEAR » Hey, this is about us
October 18, 8:06am

brush
Wow, for that price I could buy a new set of teeth. But heck, the more teeth I lose the lighter my skin-out weight becomes.

In GEAR » Titanium toothbrush!!!
October 16, 7:27pm

teeth
Backpackers often suffer from tooth problems due to the nature of our food intake---being that we often eat no-cook foods which are hard on the teeth. Broken teeth, cracked teeth, broken crowns---...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Watch those teeth!
October 15, 3:59pm

pumps
I'm aware of 3 different MSR stove pumps--- ** The old "metal" pump. ** The red plastic older pump with the circle screw throttle adjustment. ** The new red pump with the flip-w...

In GEAR » MSR white gas stove pump failure
October 14, 1:49pm

snitch
A. Ignore the activity and hike away? It's hard to ignore and if I could catch up with the miscreants I'd tell them so. I'm on foot and they're on foot and long gone. But I do ta...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What do you do in the woods...
October 14, 1:39pm

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