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Spork extender
You might try using an extender rather than a long-handled spork (or spoon). Has the advantage of breaking down into shorter components for easier packing. You can also custom tailor the length to ...

In GEAR » SPORK with LONG handle
March 20, 10:01am

Re; Backpacking headlamps
I've done a great deal of night hiking under a wide range of conditions, am very familiar with the current crop of popular headlamp products, and would like to offer a few thoughts: 1. Manuf...

In GEAR » Need Advice on Which Headlamp?
March 06, 1:08pm

Alcohol stove questions...
For a comprehensive review of alcohol stove fuels (including toxicity issues), you might want to check out the updated Super Cat stove article that can be found here. Just click on the "Super ...

In GEAR » Alcohol burning gives me a sinus headache
February 26, 10:41am

Re: Heating Ti pot without water
Yes, there are a fair number of people, including myself, who have heated empty Ti pots for the purpose of dry baking. It actually works quite well with many recipes. The Evernew Ti pot I use fo...

In GEAR » Heating Ti pot without water
January 23, 1:57pm

The Fire Bucket Stove System
You may be interested in a new article that introduces a high-performance windscreen for alcohol stoves that can also serve as an efficient, stand-alone stove for burning wood and solid-fuel tablet...

In GEAR » The Fire Bucket Stove System
November 21, 12:48pm

The Super Cat Alcohol Stove (Major Update)
The Super Cat alcohol stove was first shared with the online backpacking community in January, 2005. Since then, it's become one of the most popular do-it-yourself alcohol stoves among hikers w...

In GEAR » The Super Cat Alcohol Stove (Major Update)
November 21, 12:43pm

Silnylon questions
To answer a few questions: 1. Dave Heiss: Bob Ellenberg and Allison Miller have it right. It's generally preferable to apply the treatment to the underside of the canopy since it significa...

In GEAR » "Misting" Silnylon!
July 27, 5:36am

Misting is real...
Since I've been quoted here a couple of times, I thought I'd weigh in. Having designed, built and used many silnylon shelters over the years, it's my opinion that the degree to which...

In GEAR » "Misting" Silnylon!
July 23, 10:44pm

Guyline tensioners
Great knot illustrations, though I must confess I've never been a big fan of knotting guylines, especially when using the newer, thin Spectra-based cords. Tying and untying, especially with wet...

In Editor's Roundtable » Ditch Your Stakes: A Guide To Alternative Shelter Anchors
July 09, 2:05pm

Insulation choices
When considering any type of high-loft insulating jacket (whether down or synthetic), it's useful to remember that these pieces often don't layer well under shells. The problem is that ...

In GEAR » Synthetic or Down?
February 01, 10:31am

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