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Re: Re: Why few freestanding Cuben Tents?
Since chasing a "freestanding " tent after a gust of wind turned it into a box kite, I classify freestanding tents as non freestanding. I'll stick with light, weatherproof and trek...

In GEAR » Why few freestanding Cuben Tents?
July 02, 5:01pm

Re: Re: Re: New to backpacking: Why does my backpack already seem so light?
"a. Probably 4lbs of water each. b. The clothes will be 5lbs if you are not careful. Bring no extra clothes. c. Gotta include the weight of your backpack, say 5lbs d. Raingear? say 3lbs e....

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » New to backpacking: Why does my backpack already seem so light?
June 18, 8:41am

Re: BV350
No, she wasn't. But that's neither here nor there, if you never visit Kings Canyon. All of these canisters are labeled bear resistant, not bear proof, for a reason. One of the Yosemite ...

In GEAR » BV350 -- Vulnerable in the Sierra?
June 08, 10:35am

Re: BV350 -- Vulnerable in the Sierra?
SEKI approves it, but if that one bear is roaming in Paradise Valley again, the roads end ranger will tell you so and let you know to keep the bear vault in the lockers . They warned me at least...

In GEAR » BV350 -- Vulnerable in the Sierra?
June 06, 8:17am

Re: Re: Where to Put Bear Canister at Night
There is absolutely a reason to drive off bears. Bears figure things out - like how to break into canisters. There's one on the Snow Creek trail in Yosemite that flings them off cliffs. There&#...

In Philosophy & Technique » Where to Put Bear Canister at Night
June 05, 8:00pm

Re: Re: Snow Peak Gigapower windscreen: probably not worth it. Also, a cold canister isn't that inefficient
I dunno, the one I have on my Giga seems to help.

In GEAR » Snow Peak Gigapower windscreen: probably not worth it. Also, a cold canister isn't that inefficient
June 05, 7:57pm

Re: ansel adams wilderness area via iceberg into yosemite
Tempting but I will already be in the Lillian/Lady/Vandeberg lake loop, camping, fishing, swimming and drinking fine wine with friends. Isberg Pass - I sometimes plan to go out there but then w...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » ansel adams wilderness area via iceberg into yosemite
June 03, 7:46pm

Re: Closest to a Sunday Afternoons Adventure Hat without being a Sunday Afternoons Adventure Hat?"
"It takes ugly to stay pretty." Or, to avoid skin grafts and surgeries. Some of us are more faithful members of the big brim club for very, very, very good reasons. If you never tan...

In GEAR » Closest to a Sunday Afternoons Adventure Hat without being a Sunday Afternoons Adventure Hat?
June 01, 8:59am

Re: no, DON'T buy conventional gear first....
"Most of us have spent SOOOO much money on this gradual transition when in reality it was just fear of the unknown that made a $12 stove purchase actually turn into $200 worth (after you'v...

In GEAR » The basic 4 if $$ were not a concern
May 31, 7:29am

Re: Hammock as quilt
Well, I couldn't do the sleeping bag over the hammock - I went to quilts before I came to hammocks, because I hated, hated, hated the sleeping bag. Hate zippers, hate the hoods on mummy bags, h...

In Hammocks » How do you use bag as a quilt?
May 30, 8:13pm

All Reader Reviews by Lori P

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ULA H2O Amigo
I find that putting the bag under a small cascade of a stream or letting it submerge in a lake works well. The length of the hose makes it easy to keep the clean end in my thumb while bailing water. I...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
July 19, 3:26pm

Warbonnet BlackBird
It was made by a hammocker and includes lots of nice little features that add up to a high quality, comfortable, versatile hammock. I've hung the Blackbird in less than optimal places, over brush ...

In Shelters - Hammocks & Accessories
July 16, 11:58am

Gossamer Gear
I like having a company that responds to emails, has great gear and provides great customer service. I have a Mariposa Plus - what other company would offer to retrofit a pack to the latest frame? I c...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 26, 7:39am

Hennessy Hammock Asym
The Hennessy was my starter hammock. I had an Ultralight Backpacker Asym. I used the HH for a year, and have to say that it completely re-organized my priorities for backpacking. I hated tents; cl...

In Shelters - Hammocks & Accessories
June 25, 8:55am