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MLD
Thanks all. I don't know why I didn't think of MLD as I am using their bug bivy under a tarp. This will be in Canada in July around alot of water so good netting will be a must. Regards

In GEAR » Best mosquita headnet
June 27, 4:34am

Best mosquita headnet
I am going on 10 day BSA trip and need mosquito headnet for me and son. This site has their UL Mosquito Net on backorder as they try to find a new supplier with no estimate of timing. Any sugges...

In GEAR » Best mosquita headnet
June 26, 6:16pm

Thanks
This is all great - thanks. Any must see things we are going to Bissett Manitoba? Chuck

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » BSA Northern Tier 2011
January 10, 5:35pm

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Ryan, your info says you have not specified an email yet for someone to PM you on. If you like you can PM me and I will respond. Chuck

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » BSA Northern Tier 2011
January 10, 9:57am

BSA Northern Tier 2011
In July 2011 Our Troop is going to Northern Tier which is a 10 day canoe trip in Southern Canada. Has anyone been there and do you have any insights, tips or recommedations that aren't in typic...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » BSA Northern Tier 2011
January 10, 6:47am

Thanks
Thanks for reply's. I have a Montaigne wind shirt that I use a lot and does a good job of wind protection. The full zip fleece is nice as I can hike in it and unzip if overheat then zip when st...

In GEAR » Q. soft shell vs fleece
December 10, 7:57am

Q. soft shell vs fleece
I use a 200 weight fleece zip up for mid-layer. I love fleece and its fairly light (13.75 oz). However it's real bulky. I do not have any shoft shell experience so my question is: Can I...

In GEAR » Q. soft shell vs fleece
December 09, 9:08pm

temp/elev
Thanks all. Chuck

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » temp/elev change rule of thumb?
November 15, 4:59pm

temp/elev change rule of thumb?
Is there a rule of thumb for temperature changes per change in elevation? Ex. If base camp is at 3000 ft and 40*, what is temperature drop as your elevation inceases by 1000 feet? Thanks

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » temp/elev change rule of thumb?
November 15, 2:10pm

Wife's bag
Thanks all. In mid-Atlantic 15* is pretty cold for us. Anything below that and I would supplement her bag with fleece liner plus clothes. We are active scouters who camp out 9-10 weekends a yea...

In GEAR » Winter non-down bag for wife
October 21, 6:44pm

All Reader Reviews by Charles Maguire

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Nunatak Arc Alpinist
Although initially expensive and a very long wait I think in the long run it really is not that expensive due to the wide range of temp's it can be used over. I have used mine in higher teen's as w...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
August 04, 5:40am