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A view of heaven
I love laying in my hammock gazing upon the night sky and do it most nights when I'm backpacking. All it takes is the right gear. Start with a netless hammock OR a hammock with a removable b...

In GEAR » sleeping under the stars with a hammock
January 12, 7:59pm

Re: Re: What do you use to eat with in the backcountry?
Although I usually just eat out of the ziplock; when I want a less minimalist experience, like Michael I very much like the Okaso, Fozzils or similar products. Here's a listing on Amazon: ht...

In GEAR » What do you use to eat with in the backcountry?
November 02, 4:24pm

I'm lucky to own these
I'm lucky enough to own and have used 2 out of the 3 products in the review. The Deuce of Spades really is an excellent product and easily replaced the snow stake I used before. Why? It'...

In Editor's Roundtable » Flash Reviews No. 2: Deuce of Spades, Helinox Ground Chair, and Vargo vs. MSR Pot Lifters
October 15, 9:43am

Re: Re: Works without Network?
Doug: Thanks for the info about the cell connection. And to the haters; yes I do already know the bowline and other frequently used knots. But more obscure knots are sometimes also useful. HYOH.

In GEAR » knots 3d
October 14, 8:27pm

Works without Network?
Will it work without a network (i.e. cellphone) connection? It may seem obvious; but I've downloaded some knot apps in the past that simply would not work in the wilderness without a cellpho...

In GEAR » knots 3d
October 14, 3:02pm

Thanks for the heads-up. I just downloaded it and look forward to reading it after I finish my current book. It's gotten pretty impressive reviews too!

In Gear Deals » Free Kindle book today
August 20, 4:09pm

FWIW I've used Zelph's Fancee Feast stove for years and find it to be my very favorite alky stove. And I've made and purchased a bunch of different ones. It lights easily in all conditi...

In Gear Deals » ELConquistador Cook Kit
June 15, 8:35am

Would silty or slow-moving water change your answers?
I've been using the Sawyer Mini and I'm generally happy with it. However the Steripen does sound like a potentially lighter and easier to use solution. My concern is that the water I tre...

In GEAR » Steripen vs Light Sawyer filter... Which do you prefer?
June 14, 5:51pm

Silky Water Falls want something like this: That was shot at 1/6 second using a variable neutral density (VND) filter. As oth...

In Photography » a newbie camera question
June 07, 12:27am

Is Post Processing Necessary?
Really; no it isn't necessary. It's more important to learn to use your camera and to learn the techniques of good composition first. Learning post-processing concurrently with those first ...

In Photography » a newbie camera question
June 04, 6:39am

All Reader Reviews by David White

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Trail Designs Caldera Stove
Specifications (weight on a scale with 1/10 oz accuracy): Stove 0.6oz Caldera Cone 1.0oz Fuel Bottle and Cup 1.0oz QuikTrip cup 0.6oz (not included, see notes below) BPL Cookpot and lid 2.8oz (...

In Stoves - Alcohol
June 25, 8:15pm

Repel Lemon Euculyptus Insect Spray
Just got back from a one-night trip using the Repel Lemon Eucalyptus instead of Deet. Conditions: The trip was in a heavily wooded state park along the Missouri River. Although now receeded, the ri...

In Miscellaneous Products
May 20, 4:24pm