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Melting Snow
There are a lot of great comments in this thread. There are two that I would add. First is the the emphasis on an insulated board to support your cooking system (particularly if you are on a snow...

In GEAR » What size pot for winter?
August 27, 10:23am

Re: WTB: 2 Evernew orange bottle caps
Try contacting Liberty Mountain as they are the North american distributor for Evernew. Best wishes.

In Gear Swap » WTB: 2 Evernew orange bottle caps
August 26, 5:13pm

Re: JMT 2015
Outstanding photos! The best part was all of the smiles, looks like you did it the right way.

In Post-Trip Reports » JMT 2015
August 26, 3:45pm

Re: Post trip
Better safe than injured or dead, it is pretty easy to get lost on the first two legs of that trail. 30 mph stormy weather is not fun to hike in. I hope that you enjoyed the rest of Iceland.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Time sensitive: Laugavegur trail
August 26, 12:53pm

Re: Best sized pot for Sidewinder ti-tri?
Consider this, if you get the 1.3 l system, it will not pack down and fit into the 0.9 l pot. Food for thought.

In GEAR » Best sized pot for Sidewinder ti-tri?
August 19, 10:56am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Nuts!
Seriously, I respect your perspective that after 10 years that this is the optimal solution. I am thrilled with my EE quilt and wouldn't never go back to a bag. My EE quilt is one of my favor...

In GEAR » EE Revelation
August 17, 11:17pm

Re: Re: Re: Nuts!
I bow down to the master.

In GEAR » EE Revelation
August 17, 8:44pm

Center pull: in your face
I agree, I find the center pull annoying. I wish that the cinch was on the end, it is on the bottom of the quilt. my 2 cents

In GEAR » EE Revelation
August 17, 7:49pm

Re: Searching A New Backpack for Heavyweight Carrying
Greetings! Less than a week ago there was a posting for a Dana Design Loadmaster for ~$170. I used this pack when my three girls were all under 5. It is an excellent pack for carrying heavy lo...

In GEAR » Searching A New Backpack for Heavyweight Carrying
August 17, 12:50pm

Esbit on planes
Actually, you can't legally take Esbit on a plane (and in most cases, you can't bring it on a boat either).

In GEAR » Canister vs Esbit
August 16, 8:33am

All Reader Reviews by Jon Fong

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This is a shout out to Henry and his team. While camping on Catalina Island, a fox tore a hole in the side of my Rainshadow II. The hole was in the mesh panel on the side and was about the size of y...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 23, 12:21pm