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Tent Circle
I was supprised to see the tent configuration in the 4th picture. Even in non-staffed camps we had rangers come through and tell us to move tents if they didn't like the configuration. A clos...

In Editor's Roundtable » Philmont Redux: A Returning Scouter’s Report
October 20, 8:57pm

Re: Have fun
Yes, my vacation was great. I just couldn't convince the Scouts that they should be carrying my gear!

In Philmont » Leaving for Philmont Today
July 15, 8:54pm

Worked for us
Our 626 crew of 12 used 2 4 qt pots and most of the time that was enough water for both cooking and cleaning. We rehydrated right in our bowls after splitting the entrees. We were going to do...

In Philmont » 4 qt pot
July 15, 8:52pm

Flexible Ranger
We went planning on using turkey bags, using 2 4L pots. Our ranger had no issue with this, but he wanted to show us the "cook in your bowl" method. The boys loved it. Less work overall, ...

In Philmont » Cooking Systems
July 12, 10:58pm

Leaving for Philmont Today
Our crew is catching the bus to the airport in an hour. The boys are really psyched for the trip. Thanks for all the feedback and help on BPL. All the boys got the message about going lightweig...

In Philmont » Leaving for Philmont Today
June 23, 11:51pm

Good for hotspots
I used to use duct tape for hot spots on my feet, worked great. Now I use Luekatape for the same thing.

In Make Your Own Gear » Reflectix
June 12, 2:27pm

Re: Philmont Gear List *FINAL*
It does seem like a lot of clothes for a week hike. I'm taking less for a 10 day trek starting on June 26. The OATC trailwork before the trek will get you dirty, so maybe it's good to hav...

In Gear Lists » Philmont Gear List *FINAL*
June 11, 7:37pm

Re: FS: Tarptent Squall 2
2nd in line

In Gear Swap » FS: Tarptent Squall 2
May 16, 11:31pm

Aerogel by Champion
Aerogel in the news. Champion created a suit for a Mt. Everest climb and expects to have sub $100 clothing out by next year. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/36934946/ns/business-consumer_news/ T...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Aerogel by Champion
May 04, 4:35pm

Nemo has landed
I got the tent yesterday and it will be used this weekend. Thanks

In Gear Swap » FS Nemo Nano
March 04, 6:36pm

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