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probably can't compete price wise. lots of these made in China. I put it out there as a simple DIY idea. Like making a bag for your marbles out of a circle of leather with holes punched arou...

In Make Your Own Gear » dog dish
October 08, 4:13pm

dog dish
made from fabric scraps and binding tape

In Make Your Own Gear » dog dish
October 08, 11:44am

Special Edition Backpacker Revolver
"Called the Backpacker, the new wheelgun is a Bulldog with a stainless steel frame and 2.5″ ported barrel. The grips are smooth walnut and “Backpacker” is etched on the left side of the ...

In Chaff » Self defense on the trail
October 08, 9:18am

With my friend who is afraid of bears.

In Chaff » Too close for comfort
October 07, 1:07pm

Half bag over bag
A prototype

In Make Your Own Gear » Half bag over bag
October 07, 11:25am

The air force survival instructors like the swedish axes, but are moving away from hatchets to saws. I find machetes and saws faster and lighter. And then bring them only during snow season, and...

In GEAR » Best Backpacking Axe
October 07, 10:45am

Don't participate in drug use, gangs, or adultery. That eliminates the vast majority of homicide risk.

In Chaff » Self defense on the trail
October 07, 10:38am

russian style
I tried it sleeping below the Dana Couloir for a night. There was some forest duff under it anyway so I slept warm enough. It adds some warmth, but no protection from wetness like a foam pad.

In Multiple Use Gear » Climbing Rope as Sleeping Pad?
September 25, 11:41am

good luck
The insurance company, once they know you participate in one of those "dangerous" activities will likely spread the word to other companies, even health insurance, and limit your ability ...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Life insurance
September 24, 12:26pm

Never get separated from your pack
So was on a SAR nordic ski training. Needed some weight in a sled to practice on steep hills, so everyone just tossed their packs in the sled to avoid using a real person for the near vertical stuf...

In Philosophy & Technique » EDC carry: really necessary?
September 22, 10:54am

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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