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Decaf != caffeine-free
Any tea (or any product really) that advertises itself as "decaffeinated" is a substance that once had caffeine, and a process was used to remove that caffeine. But, as far as I know, th...

In GEAR » Sleep aids
February 08, 9:35pm

Re: Re: How do you let out a garment that is too tight in the armpits?
Those sounds like instructions to take the item in; OP wants to let it out because it's too tight. Well beyond my sewing skills, but I assume you will have to add open up the seam under the ...

In GEAR » How do you let out a garment that is too tight in the armpits?
January 10, 12:14am

Fungi? Isn't it paint?
Nevermind. I see the fungi being talked about now. Very pretty.

In Photography » New camera suggestions
December 05, 10:33pm

SS1 is big enough for 2 people who really like each other
Just concurring with other opinions and experiences here. My wife and I (both 5'8", fairly trim) spent 3 nights in our SS1 this summer and, while there certainly wasn't a lot of ex...

In GEAR » Occasional two person tent - Stratospire 1 or Double Rainbow?
December 05, 10:19pm

Re: Re: Re: Lighten-up
> How do you find the suspension on the catalyst? Is it adequate for a 20-25lb load?? Yes, plenty adequate. I can't find my packing list for that trip right now, but I believe my pack wei...

In GEAR » My final frontier: Pack and Tent - suggestions?
September 11, 3:00pm

Re: Lighten-up
I also bought a Catalyst after renting a Circuit (http://www.lowergear.com/rentbackpack.php). I really like the Circuit but felt it would be a bit small for me in capacity; not all my gear is teeny...

In GEAR » My final frontier: Pack and Tent - suggestions?
September 11, 2:19pm

My method of keeping the dirty away from the clean.
I try to avoid the worry by keeping my "dirty" items (scoop, funnel w/prefilter, dirty water bag) in a separate ditty from my clean items (Sawyer, tubing). And then keep those two ditties...

In Philosophy & Technique » Filtering protocol: how strict should I be about dirty water contaminating my clean water?
August 27, 12:54pm

Fox?
I've heard that foxes will not poop on bare ground and prefer rocks. Any foxes in the area? No clue about the white powdery stuff...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Please help me Identify the culprit of this poo in my bowl outide of my tent
August 09, 7:25pm

Re: philmont
livingontheroad wrote about frustration with slow/inefficient crew members: "For instance, the second day hiking, a couple of our adults and kids were making us taking 20 min pack off break...

In Editor's Roundtable » A Philmont Journal - Part 1
August 07, 3:27pm

Current conditions in Dinkey Lakes Wilderness?
Due in no small part to trip reviews in BPL, my wife and I are taking our first trip to Dinkey next week. I called the ranger to ask about water in the creeks and was told there is "some"...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Current conditions in Dinkey Lakes Wilderness?
July 20, 9:32am

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