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sold: 4 msr coyote snow pickets $25
Sold: 4 msr coyote snow pickets in good condition. $25 conus & AK are okay. I used these for two trips and never took a fall on them. I did hammer one into some pretty firm snow. I just w...

In Gear Swap » 4 msr coyote snow pickets $25
August 31, 4:03pm

wool jersey?
Thanks for the suggestions- I did come across this wool jersey fabric at 7oz/yard (approx 200 grams/yard) which claims to be washable- http://www.naturesfabrics.com/wool-fabric/jersey-wool/100-m...

In Make Your Own Gear » Source for machine washable wool fabric by the yard?
August 27, 2:59pm

Source for machine washable wool fabric by the yard?
I want to make a couple of lightweight and medium weight items but am having a hard time finding the right fabric. I am looking for wool or wool/poly blends that can go through the washing machine....

In Make Your Own Gear » Source for machine washable wool fabric by the yard?
August 27, 10:32am

dirt is fun
All the comments here are good. You could also take a look at- Babes in the Woods by Jennifer Ast and Cradle to Canoe by Rolf and Deborah Kraiker. Do a search and you can find some good example...

In GEAR » Camping with Toddlers
July 31, 10:17pm

thanks for the suggestions
Thanks for the suggestions everyone. I'll probably try sandwiching a space blanket between the fly and inner tent. If that doesn't work my older daughter will be excited to have a water bat...

In GEAR » Napping -how to keep the tent cool for napping children?
July 22, 9:24pm

cheese
Cheese with a rind tends to last longer than the plastic wrapped variety. I'd caution against taking aged cheddar. Bring some mild cheddar and by the time you get around to eating it the cheese...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » How long would these foods last without refrigeration?
July 21, 9:47pm

Napping -how to keep the tent cool for napping children?
Any parents have a good technique or gear suggestion for how to keep a tent cool enough that it is comfortable for a small child or baby to nap? I can't always put the tent in the shade, and I ...

In GEAR » Napping -how to keep the tent cool for napping children?
July 21, 4:30pm

compass reliability?
Are we not overdue for having the poles shift positions? I suppose as long as we can adjust for the resulting crazy amount of declination the compass ought to keep working.

In GEAR » Best watch with thermometer and altimeter?
June 29, 5:28pm

Re: Enviromental working group
It is delightfully easy to attack anyone by claiming that what they engage in is 'pseudoscience.' In fact much of BPL is pseudoscience and yet I still learn a great amount :) Perhaps ...

In GEAR » Sunscreen
June 26, 3:14pm

Why does it need to be one system?
For trip planning in the United States you can get pretty much every 7.5 minute (1:24k) from the USGS for free as a PDF. Zoom and explore to your heart's content. http://store.usgs.gov For t...

In GEAR » gpsfiledepot and switchbacks.com
June 26, 10:52am

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