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Re: Tasmania Overland Track - alcohol fuel stoves permitted?
Alcohol stoves are fine to use, methylated spirits or metho is the local term and Trangias are still a popular stove choice. http://bushwalk.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=25&t=12844

In Pre-Trip Planning » Tasmania Overland Track - alcohol fuel stoves permitted?
August 31, 6:38pm

Bump
Bumpity bump, Will also include three used gatorade bottles and a next in line pass to the mysterious western box

In Gear Swap » Bumping Not Allowed People
August 27, 10:06pm

Collapsible water bottles - why?
With a tiny pack like a golite ion every bit of space counts and a bottle that can conform to the available space makes packing easier. For me the "slosh factor" is the biggest plus, when...

In GEAR » Collapsible water bottles - why?
August 23, 9:59am

Re: Re: Backpacking 8000 miles around the perimeter of the US on Amtrak
Brilliant Manfred, Thanks for sharing an amazing adventure!

In Post-Trip Reports » Backpacking 8000 miles around the perimeter of the US on Amtrak
July 02, 5:19am

How does everyone store their DLSR camera gear in their packs?
Check out ortlieb, not sure on weight, but good protection, mine has a dry bag fold over top.

In Photography » How does everyone store their DLSR camera gear in their packs?
June 06, 3:41pm

gopro or waterproof point/shoot
I'm a photographer and I love my gopro for backpacking. Some models take simultaneous still and video. User friendly, just press the button and point, the lens is so wide it's brilliant. Sl...

In Photography » gopro or waterproof point/shoot
June 02, 4:06am

Quick Question about Darn Tough Socks
I'm the same foot size around 9.5 or a 43. I use the large and they definitely fit well.

In GEAR » Quick Question about Darn Tough Socks
May 29, 6:38am

Re: Creative way you dropped 1oz
Take a sip of water at the trailhead before starting your hike, 1 maybe 2 ounces easily. No stuff sack for sleeping bag or clothing, just straight into pack. Leave car key at or near trailhead/c...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Creative way you dropped 1oz
April 25, 2:57am

Re: Velcro for a silnylon tent floor?
I use a foot square piece of thin foam (like Gossamer Gear thinlight, but denser foam) as a sit pad and then put this under my mattress at bed time. It reduces the slip to almost nil and provides a...

In GEAR » Velcro for a silnylon tent floor?
July 19, 4:51pm

Re: Re: Looking for an Obscure Cup/Kettle
Cut the top half off a 1L Platypus, you can bend it into the smallest trickle of a stream and it will naturally form a spout for pouring into your storage platy, weighs next to nothing. I also use ...

In GEAR » Looking for an Obscure Cup/Kettle
February 06, 4:24pm

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