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LongLasting Gear
Patagonia clothing. Yesterday I wore a pair of Baggies shorts (1982); Most of the rest is at least two decades old. Cook gear - I have a mil surplus cook set,light aluminum, with a mfg. date o...

In GEAR » Buy once, replace (just about) never
November 11, 4:43pm

Re: Ken's stove
Thank heavens for BPL! Without it, I would have never known that my Pocket Rocket, which I have used satisfactorily for at least the last ten years, SUCKS. It helps if you place the pot on the ce...

In Multiple Use Gear » Want stove that can boil H2O in a wide-mouth stainless steel bottle
November 11, 9:06am

Re: Worth It?
Definitely worth it. I dragged out my bivy for the first time in several years,camping on the Channel Islands. The stars were gorgeous! Simple, quick, and light. In bad weather, just add a tarp...

In GEAR » New Borah eVent bivy - 12.5 oz!
November 11, 8:46am

Is this the right study?
If we as a community are going to pool our experiences and data, is this the best use of our time and resources? This an honest question - I don't have an alternative, although water consumpti...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Should we as a community start collecting sleeping system vs conditions vs comfort data?
November 02, 3:54pm

Re: Re: Re: I need a new compass
Yes, I have signaled an aircraft, on numerous occasions but I must admit that these were either work or SAR related. Doing SAR, we often flashed other ground parties to identify our position. At ...

In GEAR » I need a new compass
October 28, 8:46am

Catalina Trail
Rain is a definite possibility in late November. keep am eye on the forecast.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Catalina Trans-Trail
September 30, 9:17pm

Ian's comments are quite correct, but somehow entering a store and trying on shoes with the intent of not buying them there, but somewhere else - it just doesn't pass the "smell" ...

In Philosophy & Technique » REI
September 27, 10:07am

Western SD
Steophan really knows the area. I heartily agree with all his suggestions(although I believe the Hudson-Meng site is closed after Labor Day. Best to check. Another good choice is French Creek i...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Western South Dakota & Surrounding Area?
September 12, 5:00pm

Korean hiking
In 1960, I was stationed in Korea, enjoying a lovely year abroad courtesy of the United States Army, First Cav Division. There was a nice rocky spire visible from the highway leading to our camp. ...

In Speed Hiking and Fastpacking » Korean gov pleads for hikers to slow down
September 12, 4:40pm

I suppose I am an REI fan. I have been a member for more than fifty years (5 digit membership number) and I remember them from days working in N. Arizona when they were the only realistic source f...

In Philosophy & Technique » REI
August 31, 9:00am

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