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vbls and sock combo
http://blog.owareusa.com/2011/11/14/using-light-boots-in-the-snow-and-wet-vapor-barrier-socks/ also http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?for...

In GEAR » Gear for freezing rain
August 25, 4:29pm

paying someone else to mow their lawn
"cutting the grass" Google it.

In Chaff » The real reasons why Israel is bombing Palestine
August 17, 2:14pm

sleeping naked
My experiences lead me to believe that if the sleeping bag is warm enough for the temps, I will be more comfortable naked or in a light layer. a. My feet and hands will be warmer because the wa...

In Philosophy & Technique » Thermodynamics with down
August 15, 10:42pm

PCT. bikes outlawed
That is why the PCT is closed to biking many places. I give people grief when I catch em, since there are usually side trails less than a 1/4 mile from the main trail that are open to bikers.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ridden off, then limped off, the CT
August 13, 9:53pm

smells good
"Wool also helps regulate body temperature, making it cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter than other textile options, and, woven the right way, it's just as soft as cotton. Bu...

In GEAR » wool/cotton blends?
August 13, 10:10am

wool shirts
the military tropic weight pants were a favorite for summer trips-poly-wool blend, cheap thin sturdy and pretty light. The US Cavalry wore wool long johns under a dark wool shirt and pants year ...

In GEAR » wool/cotton blends?
August 13, 10:07am

Re: Cotton and Wool
" Being next to a wool fiber doesn't make the cotton odor-resistant. Maybe it would smell less, but it would still smell." Not nearly like poly cotton or pure poly. Cotton is much...

In GEAR » wool/cotton blends?
August 13, 10:01am

two sets of rain gear
Monsoon in the Sierra Nevada. Oxymoron. Event, Goretex etc works for a long while but a couple hours of backcountry skiing in wet snow will get one soaked. What worked well for me in winter o...

In GEAR » Best rainwear for a month in monsoonal summer on JMT
August 13, 9:53am

Lowes folding table
Here is a nice little folding table. Plastic top. I use one for a computer table. You might be able to use that pine board on top of it and cut out a hole to inset the machine. http://www.lowes....

In Make Your Own Gear » Suggestions for sewing table?
August 13, 9:34am

table
The 130 is sometimes mounted in an industrial stand with large motor. If you found one of those stands for cheap it would be cool. Also you could have one fitted by a place that sells industrial m...

In Make Your Own Gear » Suggestions for sewing table?
August 13, 2:52am

All Reader Reviews by David Olsen

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MSR/Cascade Designs Customer Service
Old whisperlight had kink in the fuel line. I sent it back and they replaced it. The new stove has a shaker pin to clear clogs, so I no longer have to dissassemble the stove and use a toothbrush bris...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 15, 5:47am