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My Locale Yukon, 60N 135W
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NeoAir Xtherm Large, still for sale?
Hi Brad: Did you manage to sell your Large Xtherm? Winter is coming soon here in the Yukon...! All the best, Paul

In Gear Swap » WTS: Neoair Xtherm, Large
September 07, 7:07pm now has Polartech Alpha; cold weather user experience to follow
All: Operating at 60N 136W in Canada's Yukon Territory, where winters are 9 months long, and where multiple clothing layer systems are the norm, I am very curious to see if Polartech Alpha does...

In GEAR » New Polartec Alpha discussion
September 07, 10:58am

Reflectex or Radiantex tent stove heat reflector, grizzlies, wall tents in Yukon...
All: Interesting and useful article. All over the circumpolar Arctic 'hot tenting' or 'wall-tenting' has been the norm for long stays out on the land for several generations, t...

In Editor's Roundtable » Backpackable Wood Stoves: Theory and Ultralight Application
February 15, 8:07pm

easy way to get a high-loft hat, buy oversize, open it +stuff it!
Derek: I bought a Mountain Equipment Co-op musher's hat 3 sizes larger than I usually wear, opened the back seam, and stuffed it full of quilted polyester insulation. Sewed it back up! Might b...

In Make Your Own Gear » Any recommendations for a pattern for a down hat?
December 19, 11:33pm

Ok, so, Back to Bear Safety....
Thanks to David for an interesting article. is the non-profit website where a number of governments have pooled their bear safety resources. There is a super film 'Stayin...

In Editor's Roundtable » Guidelines for Grizzly Country
September 25, 12:45pm

EB Base Layers Review
Will: Thanks for the review! Given that the garment is made in Canada, I got to thinking that the fabric resembles that in the Mountain Equipment Co-Op's Expedition Weight baselayer-long-und...

In Editor's Roundtable » Eddie Bauer First Ascent Expedition Weight Baselayers Review
July 01, 11:23am

Fisher Space Pen refill with gaffer tape on thumb area...
All: I use a Fisher Space Pen ink refill---not the whole pen, and just wrap adhesive tape around the barrel to make it thick enough to grip comfortably. In my experience they write on most, but not...

In GEAR » write in rain notebook question
August 07, 9:20pm

offer by private e-mail underway!
See private e-mail. Cheers All!

In Gear Swap » 10 Deg Down Bag
July 04, 1:55pm

Grid North, True North, Declination, UTM Grid on all topos in Canada
All: I should have pointed out that we like compasses with built-in declination, as all Canadian topo maps are printed with a 1000 Metre Universal Transverse Mercator Grid, and a handy arc showing ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Brunton 7DNL Compass Review
June 13, 7:01pm

Fine portrayal of decision-making in changing conditions...
Kevin: Thanks for sharing your inner world of decision-making on your trip. It is a complex world of shifting variables---I found your use of IRIDIUM SATCOM for updated weather forecasts interestin...

In Editor's Roundtable » Skiing the John Muir Trail
June 13, 6:34pm

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Arc FlashLight Arc AAA
In the Northern Canada this is a superb everyday carry light, as it is as bright as a conventionally-bulbed 2AA Maglite, lasts longer, and is waterproof to at least 3M and much lighter! I got mine ...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
January 09, 11:54pm

Trail Designs and Titanium Goat Ti-Tri
Hi all! I bought the Ti-Tri to use for long-range bike touring + hiking to replace a much-heavier MSR Whisperlight with the 350ml bottle, in all but full-winter situations. I managed to melt snow a...

In Stoves - Alcohol
February 24, 12:05am

Trail Designs Customer Service
All: The cones do seem a great design, and I am after Tri-ti one to fit my Snow-Peak Ti Solo pot. However, I have not been able to raise the Trail Designs people at twice now ove...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
November 24, 11:23pm