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Re: Light Options
You could take a look at the klymit motion 60 that recently came out. If you rove the inflatable frame sheet it's about 38 oz. also has an Al stay and has advertized for heavier loads. I ha...

In GEAR » "Light" weight backpack to carry 40-50 lbs
August 12, 12:32pm

Chipotle powder
Since it looks like you are in ca I assume you have heard of the ongoing story about the neighbors of the siracha factory complaining/sueing the company over the smell coming from the building and ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Sriracha warning too all!!
August 12, 6:28am

Re: Sriracha warning too all!!
Dehydrating siracha is actually dumber even than the tear gas effect. All that stuff filling the house was the volatile parts of the siracha leaving it forever. If anything you dehydrate depends on...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Sriracha warning too all!!
August 11, 2:53am

Re: Re: Re: High and Low Cost Teas
One of the reason it is expensive is it can't be exposed to air and must be absolutely fresh. Since it is a fine powder it oxidizes very quickly. Tea bags and matcha are a contradiction. Hopef...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » What's your favorite green tea?
August 10, 8:24am

Re: High and Low Cost Teas
The Matcha I use is about 10 times cheaper than that (but still expensive). I think the people who buy the "Chateau Petrus" version probably need a few decades of tasting to tell the dif...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » What's your favorite green tea?
August 09, 7:29pm

Re: Attaching umbrella to a pack
I have to say, there is something about the newbrella that, if I saw the guy in the picture using one on a rainy day, I would probably be hoping for a bus to drive by and splash about 5 gallons of ...

In GEAR » Attaching umbrella to a pack
August 09, 7:19pm

Re: Hiking from a base camp in RMNP - will gear be stolen? Should we stash it somehow?
I think you may be mixing modes here. Leave the expensive ul gear at home if you are doing that kind of trip and just use a cheap heavy tent that will be more comfortable anyway.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Hiking from a base camp in RMNP - will gear be stolen? Should we stash it somehow?
August 09, 11:06am

Re: I use my shirt.
" And the shirt has epaulets on the shoulders. " While I know there must have been some use for those vestigial things (beyond hanging military decorations and rank), I think that is t...

In GEAR » Attaching umbrella to a pack
August 08, 6:14am

Re: Re: What's your favorite green tea?
Well it might be a little apples and orangesy for some people, but I like high grade matcha. In fact I like matcha lattes sometimes in the evening. Its easy to mix with other hot drinks.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » What's your favorite green tea?
August 07, 10:05pm

Re: Re: Beber has Anti-Ursid Properties
"belongs in chaff" Oh get over yourself. Though it was humorous I (and even a few other here) was semi serious about sounds that could be used to effectively repel bear interest. FWIW ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Beber has Anti-Ursid Properties
August 07, 9:40pm

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