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Honest Review
I tried Esbit tablets on a three day, two night outing in cold weather and the results you posted where the same results I encountered. The sticky residue on the bottom of my pot was the biggest i...

In Editor's Roundtable » Still My Favorite Cook Kit
June 25, 11:52am

Nice Try Jiva
Thanks for the review. Nice to know that others prefer coffee for the pure taste of coffee not additives. The Jiva coffee cubes will not be in my backpack.

In Editor's Roundtable » Jiva Coffee Cubes
May 14, 5:54pm

Thanks
I have used Vaseline-soaked cotton balls for years and I appreciate you writing and sharing your experience with the BPL community. Too many times we forget that there are novice, intermediate, an...

In Editor's Roundtable » Vaseline-soaked Cotton Balls
February 12, 4:39pm

Wouldn't leave home without it.
Good to see that I am not the only one who packs a thermometer. I have a trip diary in which I record all my backpacking trips. A key piece of data I record is the temperature. I utilize this da...

In Editor's Roundtable » Backpacking With A Thermometer
October 30, 11:14am

Re: MYOG: Down Vest
I found the best way to ensure that the fit is right when I make my outdoor clothing is to go to the local Goodwill store and find the clothing article I am trying to make. This serves three purpo...

In Editor's Roundtable » MYOG: Down Vest
October 02, 7:23pm

Re: Ultralight Outdoor Gear in the UK
The selling of gear to USA customers has resumed as of July 24, 2010 Previously there was some issue with the shipping of merchandise to the USA. I have ordered from Ultralight Outdoor Gear - grea...

In GEAR » Ultralight Outdoor Gear in the UK
July 24, 4:06pm

Re: Ultralight Outdoor Gear in the UK
I have purchased gear from Ultralight Outdoor Gear and received exceptional service. I am greatly disappointed that they cannot sell to the US anymore. I found this company when I was looking f...

In GEAR » Ultralight Outdoor Gear in the UK
June 16, 6:36am

Lightweight Diet
After a 5 day 4 night backpacking trip I realize that my 35 - 40 lb backpack with all my creature comforts can be summed up in one phrase, "The enjoyment of backpacking is proportional to the ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Testimony: Lighter, Farther, Faster
January 20, 9:18pm

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