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Baggies
They are durable. I bought mine in 1982 and they are still in use, a characteristic of most of my Patagonia items

In GEAR » Alternative to Patagonia Baggies shorts
August 30, 6:43pm

scout fire
If you happen to have a carbide lamp and fuel for it, hunchup and light the lamp. Works great in caving situations, as should a candle...

In Philosophy & Technique » modern take on Scout fire and question on vapor barrier
April 18, 6:23pm

Cliff Collapse
Some years ago a lady using an NPS campsite at Keet Seel ruin in Navajo Nat'l Mon died from a minor rockfall, coming from very high up. Returning in my vehicle tracks at Canyon de Chelly, I h...

In Philosophy & Technique » Cliff collapse leaves 1 dead Pt Reyes ... got me thinking about other cliffs
March 31, 8:56am

Weightvs.safety
At best,the relationship between the weight of the gear carried and safety is indirect. What counts is your knowledge and skills. If you know what you are doing, and the conditions you will face,...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Gear weight vs safety and preparedness
February 12, 11:23am

Rope
If I had just one rope, it would be dynamic, prob. around 10mm or so, maybe 11mm. You won't worry about either weight or cost on the first occasion when your tender body is entirely supported ...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » rope recommendations
February 09, 1:55pm

Boots
+1 to Caffin's comment. Way too inflexible and rigid (like the boots they require)

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Scrambling Boot recommendation needed
February 09, 1:45pm

Trail Work
Good thread. My first outdoor job was on trail crew at Saguaro NP (summer ,57). That was all the Kool-Aid I needed to start an outdoor career in the NPS. I still take time to do brush trimming or...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trail Work Thread
February 09, 1:34pm

Camp views
You are out in fairly unspoiledcountry. Is there such a thing as a bad view?

In Philosophy & Technique » how much of a concern is the camp view to you?
February 07, 12:10pm

Elephant bag
I have used one successfully along with warm upper clothing - well worth carrying, but a mammoth bag is even better, especially a woolly mammoth bag.

In GEAR » elephant foot bag in lieu of survival bivy, blankets, etc
February 05, 8:14am

Running
I was a consistent runner for about 35 years, progressing from one to two milers to marathons. It made an enormous difference in my hiking/climbing and in life in general. I also biked a lot and ...

In Philosophy & Technique » beginning to run
January 28, 9:23am

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