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Re: Watch with multiple alarms
Many running-style watches come built in with an interval timer mode. I have a Timex Ironman that has a chronograph, timer, interval timer, and three alarms. I also like the band which is a non-p...

In GEAR » Watch with multiple alarms
June 26, 2:15pm

Good Stuff!
This is great stuff, guys! Miguel, you make a good point when you speak of how backpacking puts in sharp relief just how we fit into the natural world. I think that flows well into the point Ja...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Wilderness Therapy
May 24, 11:22pm

Re: Nature's Attraction
Jeremy, So it sounds like it provides kind of a refocusing, or recalibration even, of your senses. It allows you to feel and perceive a more natural way than society/civilization all...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Wilderness Therapy
May 23, 10:31pm

Re: Re: Wilderness Therapy
Jack, To be 100% transparent, as a professional counselor I've read much research on the utility of wilderness therapy as a brief experiential therapeutic intervention (particularly with tro...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Wilderness Therapy
May 23, 10:29pm

Wilderness Therapy
I want this discussion to be as open and subjective as possible so please read what you will into the following question: What type of therapy do you feel being in the wilderness/backcountry pro...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Wilderness Therapy
May 23, 2:25pm

Re: Which stove do you use most?
Chalk another up for the Esbit stove and beer can pot (kit by Ultralight Outfitters). I use this set-up 90% of the time now. If I am cooking for more people or the weather is going to be particul...

In GEAR » Which stove do you use most?
May 21, 9:58am

Re: My favorite
Right on, Shawn! I LOVE my Catalyst. A close second is TarpTent Contrail.

In GEAR » Favorite Piece of Gear Purchased? Last 6 Mo.
March 12, 11:50am

Re: Re: Randy, your answer..
Am I the only one here who doesn't have a special deal, account, covert op., or other arrangement with their S/O for backpacking purchases? Now, granted, pretty much everything is cost-prohibi...

In GEAR » Cuben Fiber = Backpacker Crack
February 22, 1:58pm

Re: Re: tent banned
I utilize my flatulence on the trail for true UL purposes. Rather than carrying extra items that may provide extra warmth (i.e., an extra layer of clothing, a canister heater, etc.), I simply warm...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I Got Banned
December 16, 9:40pm

Re: answer from Bob
"He's sure saying the right stuff." That's the operative phrase, Chuck. I took him at his word in early June (despite all of the bad feedback) and ordered a 1P1D1V. My tent p...

In GEAR » Big Sky shelters --- who has ordered? who got their's?
December 11, 2:14pm

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