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BC 700ml Pot
I'll take the pot if it comes with handles and the lid. PM inbound

In Gear Swap » FS:Assorted stuff
August 21, 3:54pm

Re: Don't shoot me - quick question on tarp stakes
I recommend Ruta Locura Carbon Fiber stakes as functionally similar to the easton stakes at a lighter weight. I've been using these for some time and am very happy with them.

In GEAR » Don't shoot me - quick question on tarp stakes
August 19, 12:02pm

One way to look at the decision
I believe that shelter style/design is all about the weather. Any shelter works well when the weather is good, the real question is how well does it work in the worst weather you reasonably expect...

In GEAR » Beginner Tarp Size for Two/Borahgami?
August 17, 5:45am

Re: Calling all Yosemite veterans
Many thanks to everyone. This is great news...sounds like perfect hiking weather to me.

In GEAR » Calling all Yosemite veterans
August 14, 6:50pm

Calling all Yosemite veterans
Yosemite first timer here. I am going to be backpacking in the 8000-10,000 elevation range of Yosemeite (Tuolumne, Cathedral) and Inyo Sept 20-30 and am wondering what night-time temps to prepar...

In GEAR » Calling all Yosemite veterans
August 14, 12:10pm

Re: Re: Re: Looking for New Product Feedback- Camp Chairs
>>My REI Flex Lite comes in at 26oz (744g). Two friends have that chair..it is very nice indeed, I am convinced that Helinox makes it for REI as they are nearly identical except for the s...

In GEAR » Looking for New Product Feedback- Camp Chairs
August 14, 6:38am

Re: Re: Sierra Designs Backcountry Bed 800
>>I know a place that might make something for you:) >> >>-Tim EE was my first (and only) thought when I read the OP...but I didn't want to volunteer you. :)

In GEAR » Sierra Designs Backcountry Bed 800
August 13, 11:22am

Re: Looking for New Product Feedback- Camp Chairs
First, I applaud your efforts. A 6oz camp stool might have a significant audience. IMO there is a big difference between a camp chair (has a back) and a camp stool (what you have shown). At 6...

In GEAR » Looking for New Product Feedback- Camp Chairs
August 13, 7:05am

Re: GoreTex ProShell
+1 on Pro Shell 3L I have a 4(?) year old Marmot Exum that I can't imagine what it would take to damage...it's like a superhero suit. The Gore warrantee means you never have to worry ab...

In GEAR » Goretex Pro Jackets / Rain Jackets that actually last
August 10, 6:46am

Re: Easy BPL Gear Swap Search
Dood, nice work! A thought...it might be easier to zero in on the gear you are looking for if it only indexed the original post. This would order the entries chronologically by time the item wa...

In Gear Swap » Easy BPL Gear Swap Search
August 10, 6:31am

All Reader Reviews by John Holmes

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Java Juice Coffee Extract
I love coffee. Let me rephrase that. I *LOVE* coffee. I own just about every coffee making appliance for backpacking imaginable...MSR MugMate, GSI one cup espresso maker, french press, etc. etc. T...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
April 28, 5:12pm