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North America versus Europe, the decimal point
Looking at new climbing rucksacks I stumbled on the Millet Prolight and scrolling to the bottom of the listing to check the weight I discovered it weighs 1,250 kg. Holy crapola, that's well ov...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » North America versus Europe, the decimal point
September 10, 11:09am

an old saying
There is an old saying that the only ones who go to nude beaches are the only ones who shouldn't. Access to a local bouldering outcrop requires crossing an unofficial "nude" beach [I...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hike Naked Day
September 10, 10:57am

rhe phantom list
You have the Curse of the Phantom Gear List, the only hope is to call Scooby Doo and Friends to help straighten it out,give it about half an hour and they will pull a rubber mask off Ken and all wi...

In Chaff » Why can't I get my gear list to change?
September 04, 4:59pm

I've been thinking about gums too!
I've been considering gums recently also and am stumped whether a package that offers longer lasting flavor but fewer pieces qualifies for being lighter in the long run than say a large economy...

In Chaff » So, what gun ?
September 04, 4:55pm

irish and scot family meetings
I've got a bit of the same with Irish n' Scot relatives,at least whilst they were still alive anyway, the only arguement that went to a near brawl wasn't over, oddly enough, who makes t...

In Chaff » Scots/Celtic music loving ultralighters.
August 24, 2:16pm

nice and all because Edward I invaded Scotland in 1296
Just so my very few Irish friends don't feel left out, here is Ireland's rebuttal to the less polite form of Scottish country dancing.

In Chaff » Scots/Celtic music loving ultralighters.
August 24, 11:54am

royal scottish dance - fort worden washington state
The current spousal unit is heading across the Seattle water to the annual Scottish Dance festival in a few weeks. Even though I'm the one with the kilt I get left home due to previous constrai...

In Chaff » Scots/Celtic music loving ultralighters.
August 24, 10:34am

You can email the file to yourself with Outlook which will prompt you to a smaller size or use web site like

In Photo Gallery » Sierra Lakes & Tranquility
June 19, 10:17pm

more about knees
Steve Hogg is an amazing resource for anybody cycling; pro, age group rider, or noob. This is his take on knee pain - "A related conumdrum is that while knee pain is the most frequent cycling...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Newbie Questions
June 03, 12:13pm

Code Duello
"I look forward to further displays of keen wit and searing replies couched in the utmost good taste." If all else fai...

In Chaff » CA People -- in the hole for $500 per person?
June 03, 11:47am

All Reader Reviews by larry savage

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five ten camp four
The five ten camp four shoe fits into the approach shoe category, a little heavier then a trail runner the camp four excels at getting you there then holding it's own as a climbing shoe. Internal...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
May 27, 10:28am

Stanley Titanium Helios Ice Axe
I've been using a helios ice axe since mid-winter. This is an all titanium tool, the only one I think is available since the Ushba has gone away. Made by Jim Stanley with a 6-4 ti head and a 3-2...

In Climbing Gear & Accessories
May 24, 11:04pm

clif shot bloks/jelly belly sport beans various flavors
2 different products from 2 different makers aimed at providing some carbs/electrolytes and fruit flavors on hikes and multiday trips. Clif Shot Bloks are soft [rubbery] organic rice syrup cubes that...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
May 08, 10:50pm

exposure joystick
Born into the world of endurance and mtn. bike racing the joystick crosses over nicely for weekend or longer [w/solar charger] wilderness trips. At 85 gms. it is a few grams lighter then a surefire e...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
April 29, 12:37pm