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Re: Re: How to cache water in a forest?
Oh dear! Years ago, I cached water in a Park Service area, and I was a uniformed employee. Since no one caught me caching water in Canyon de Chelly, we returned a year later, and the cache quench...

In Philosophy & Technique » How to cache water in a forest?
August 21, 9:11pm

Where should I go
Channel Islands - Santa Cruz is the easiest, but call the park and inquire about Santa Rosa.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Where should I go?
June 25, 1:12pm

Climbing Fuji years ago while on R&R from Koreaa is one of my greatest experience ever. Did it in March so ice ax and crampons were necessary. Fell in with two Japanese lads - they spoke no E...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trip to Japan
June 13, 12:39pm

Fuel Canisters
I'll go with Justin here. Can't a responsible person decide to use the safest stove, without waiting for edicts from on high? I personally would think canisters safer than Esbit, but tha...

In GEAR » fuel canisters
June 02, 9:58am

Re: Disposable water bottle + esbit + rocks = emergency day hiking stove?
For about 3 o,z more weight, I throw in a metal (ti)cup, some foil for windscreen, and I can heat up a storm - boil water and even cook.

In Multiple Use Gear » Disposable water bottle + esbit + rocks = emergency day hiking stove?
May 30, 11:16am

Re: When I didn't save someone's life
"I can't speak for nationwide statistics but it seems many of the fatalities our SAR group deals with are drownings." Oddly enough, doing SAR in southern Arizona, drowning was the ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Have you ever saved someone's life?
May 30, 11:09am

I am boiling....
What's wrong with heating the water? I have imbibed some pretty nasty stuff, and boiling has worked every time. My most extensive experience was a month in China twenty years ago, with a group...

In GEAR » Do I have any other option for a water purifier a part from the Steripen and Sawyer models?
May 29, 8:03am

Foretrex and paper
I have used a Foretrex with perfect satisfaction for years - in conjunction with paper maps. You will be going through batteries....Can you replace/recharge easily?

In GEAR » Is a Garmin Foretrex going to do the job?
May 28, 8:19pm

Nylon pants from DTC
I've got a pair (of these pants). They are well made, nice features, and should last.The fabric is not the lightest, but should be durable. Not the cheapest, but watch for sales. I am a sati...

In Gear Deals » Nylon Pants from Duluth Trading Company
May 28, 7:05am

Another DrowningTale (In OverMy Head)
vacationing on the beach at Rocky Point,Mexico (Sea of Cortez), I noticed someone in distress, waving their arms and shouting for help out in the water. Other on the beach were standing by,doing...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Have you ever saved someone's life?
May 25, 7:25pm

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