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Re: Car Keys
I thought the obvious answer was to lock your keys inside then break back into your car after each backpacking trip by smashing in the driver's side window. This isn't what everyone does?

In GEAR » Car Keys
September 28, 7:41am

Pay it forward
Meh. I find the arguments for taking down the sold for price on gear swap posts entirely unconvincing. It really doesn't help anyone to do that. The selling OP should put "SOLD"...

In Gear Swap » price is SOLD
September 26, 3:52am

Re: Post-Hike Stinky Shoes?
If they are a size 11 then they are definitely done for... No hope for them... Best to send them to me so I can "dispose" of them properly. Deal? Good, it's settled then...

In GEAR » Post-Hike Stinky Shoes?
September 25, 5:50am

Re: Steripen and iPhone light
It wouldn't work, even if you could get around the waterproofing problem. The flash on an iPhone emits light in the visible spectrum (which is why we can see it). Trying to making UV ligh...

In GEAR » Steripen and iPhone light
September 23, 2:11am

Re: Tips for filling up a Sawyer Mini Bag
Try an empty yogurt cup.

In GEAR » Tips for filling up a Sawyer Mini Bag
September 21, 11:18pm

Re: Re: A different option...
Ah Peter, you did mention it already! I did a control+F search for "Bosavi" before making my comment but it seems you spelled it "Bosawi," so I completely missed your post. ...

In GEAR » Single AA battery headlamps
September 21, 1:32pm

Re: New Gossamer Gear Mariposa
So glad Gossamer Gear finally decided to have the frame attach directly to the pack's hipbelt, thereby actually transferring weight to the hips... What's that you say? They didn't a...

In GEAR » New Gossamer Gear Mariposa
September 21, 4:12am

A different option...
Consider the Bosavi Headlamp and you might be able to stop worrying about batteries altogether. Charge it with the same thing you're charging your phone. I don't have one myself but I h...

In GEAR » Single AA battery headlamps
September 21, 3:47am

Re: Re: eh
That's because down breathes/thermoregulates (whatever you want to call it) better than any synthetic fiber. It will keep you comfortable over a wide range of temperatures. That is, as long ...

In GEAR » Where does the hooded Ghost Whisperer fit in?
September 21, 3:19am

Re: Re: Re: Re: The Timberline Trail
I did the trail counter-clockwise from Timberline lodge with my wife last September. Strangely, we met very few people going this direction around the mountain. I have no idea why that was becaus...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Timberline Trail
June 28, 4:42am

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