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Re: Opsaks
In bear avoidance, I would distinguish between avoiding *detection* due to scent, and minimizing attraction due to the same. What this study shows is it's almost impossible to avoid detection....

In Editor's Roundtable » How Safe Is Your Food? Investigating the effectiveness of odor-proof bags
April 11, 4:36pm

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Nice pics, you do a credible job making Pennsylvania look like somewhere out West (not that there's a hierarchy!). And big kudos for making the effort to seek out great hiking partners. So of...

In Post-Trip Reports » A long anticipated meeting on the Black Forest Trail
April 09, 7:16pm

Re: Vancouver Island
Thanks Martin, that would quite a trip to get all the way up there... Bill

In Pre-Trip Planning » Big Wilderness Hikes-Vancouver Island?
April 09, 3:16pm

Re: Backup
That's helpful, thanks guys. What I take from this is that it's hard to recommend a single best option. I do like the option for a superlight canister stove like the fire maple, but like ...

In GEAR » Backup Stove
April 09, 3:15pm

Big Wilderness Hikes-Vancouver Island?
I'm thinking about visiting a friend on Vancouver Island in late summer this year, and might have some time afterward to do a trip somewhere on the island. I know about the famous trails (West...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Big Wilderness Hikes-Vancouver Island?
April 08, 12:27am

Backup Stove
Do you guys ever carry one? Maybe on a certain kind of trip, like in winter where not having a stove would mean more than just going a little hungry, or on an extended trip, where you really need ...

In GEAR » Backup Stove
April 08, 12:15am

FS: 8 x 10 ft. Equinox Silnylon Tarp, $65 shipped
This is an 8x10 ft. silnylon rectangular tarp: Purchased about 3 years ago, and used for just one or two nights on a winter camping trip. Other than that it has just been sitting in storage. I...

In Gear Swap » FS: 8 x 10 ft. Equinox Silnylon Tarp, $65 shipped
January 11, 1:14pm

sold
tarp sold

In Gear Swap » FS: Oware Cattarp 1 w/ Dyneema Guyline Cording, $50 shipped to Cont. US
January 09, 10:57am

Re: Tarp
Rem, Right, important omission! I edited the post to include the dimensions/weight and linked to a BPL review of the tarp from the same "era" that should give more info as well. PS

In Gear Swap » FS: Oware Cattarp 1 w/ Dyneema Guyline Cording, $50 shipped to Cont. US
January 09, 8:18am

SOLD Oware Cattarp 1 w/ Spectra Guyline Cording, $50 shipped to Cont. US
ITEM SOLD Selling an Oware 1 person Catenary 1 Tarp, bought about 4 years ago and used a total of about 20 nights. In good shape, a very nice tarp shelter with a taut pitch, reinforced corners,...

In Gear Swap » FS: Oware Cattarp 1 w/ Dyneema Guyline Cording, $50 shipped to Cont. US
January 08, 11:21pm

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