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For years, I used a mini GSI lexan French Press, which makes a great cup of coffee, but I got tired of cleaning out the grounds into my trash bag. (I choose not to use the scatter method with the ...

In GEAR » Ultralight Coffee Options
June 10, 11:09am

flicklock vs. internal expander
> All the talk here seems to suggest that the flicklock type poles slip less than > the internal expander type. I've never used any flick-lock poles because the internal expander type...

In Editor's Roundtable » Easton UL Carbon 3 Trekking Poles Spotlite Review
February 13, 11:23am

How to find a scout troop Click the Boy Scouts tab, punch in your zip code and click GO. Rich SM Troop 154 Golden's Bridge, NY

In Editor's Roundtable » What a Scout Needs for Backpacking
February 21, 2:50pm

Re: Fundraising Ideas
>>Don't underestimate popcorn. My son has raised almost $1k from popcorn over the last 3 years just with the goal of paying for Philmont.<< What percentage of the profits do you ...

In Philmont » Fundraising for Philmont, etc?
August 04, 1:36pm

Lead By Example
I've found the best way to get the lightweight concept across is to lead by example. If you do it and show that you're still safe and warm and having an easier time (which means having mor...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » How do you lighten up Adults
August 03, 4:04pm

Re: Re: Roger's Comments re Scoutmasters
On safety: I kid with the parents of my scouts that the job of the leaders is to ensure that no scout *dies*. They might get wet, hot, cold, hungry, thirsty, or tired, but I guarantee that after e...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » Solo Tarps and Gear
August 03, 2:36pm

Re: Member privileges
Addie wrote: Updated the article to be public, so as many Scouters as possible can read it. Thank you, Addie, for that info! (I could have sworn that it was Members Only when it was first poste...

In Editor's Roundtable » Philmont Scout Ranch: How Light Can You Go?
August 03, 12:18pm

Knorr-Lipton Mexican Rice or Creole Rice
Not the cheapest, but darn easy. I add a packet of olive oil and 2 diced chicken chorizo sausages from Costco. Makes a BIG portion. Also for added heat, depending on my mood, a packet of Frank...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » What are your favorite FBC meals?
July 09, 12:46pm

Montrail Vitesse?
Did anyone see any Montrail Vitesse size 12?

In Gear Deals » Montrail and Salamon Shoes at Marshalls
July 09, 9:48am

SteriPEN Adventurer vs. Journey
It looks like I'm sold on SteriPEN. I really like the idea of mega-quick ready to drink taste-free water. Can anyone who's used both the Adventurer and Journey chime in with a compariso...

In GEAR » Lightest water treatment/filtration
July 08, 6:18pm

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