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pot markings
What a strong tribe we have! Thank you for so much diverse provocative input. I think that I'll try a disposable razor knife and give you a report. Thanks!

In Make Your Own Gear » Pot Marking
March 19, 11:16am

Pot Marking
I'm dehydrating my brains out getting ready for my PCT thru hike. I'm doing the boil in bag technique so it would be really handy to be able to mark the inside of my .85 liter MSR kettle wi...

In Make Your Own Gear » Pot Marking
March 14, 11:40am

Winter PCT
It would take a seriously motivated individual to pull that slog off. If someone has actually done that already, I doubt he enjoyed it very much. There are serious logistical questions that woul...

In Winter Hiking » Winter PCT
October 30, 10:50pm

voice recorders
I recently purchased the Olympus digital voice recorder WS-100. It's not cheap but it does a nice job and has a capacity of more than 24 hours. I just weighed it, and with batterys it weighs 1.8 oz...

In GEAR » Ultralight voice recorder
October 26, 9:41am

Ascending on a recumbent
Kevin, This is arguably the most telling down side of riding a recumbent. Though I feel that much of it is psychological. When a rider on a conventional frame bike climbs a hill he has the option ...

In Other Activities » BICYCLE TOURING
October 19, 10:12pm

A comparison of disiplines
A very interesting subject has been raised now on this thread. How can we adapt the already quite developed light weight backpacking approach to gear selection when considering the limitations and ...

In Other Activities » BICYCLE TOURING
August 11, 11:27pm

John, Recumbents really are wonderful. If you have ANY interest in long distance road riding, they should definitely be considered. To anonymous- I started on a Rans tailwind. At $1,000 (and less...

In Other Activities » BICYCLE TOURING
August 10, 6:15pm

I agree with some of the previous posts. First decide what you are going to really use the bike for then make an informed choice. That being said, after eight thousand miles riding on two long whee...

In Other Activities » BICYCLE TOURING
August 02, 11:37pm

brolly storage
I concur with the previous posts. Side pocket storage works in almost any concievable scenario. However, an umbrella quiver made of spinniker fabric would be less than an ounce. Sew to your pack, ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Umbrella Quiver Design?
August 02, 11:18pm

Carol- A copy of your spreadsheet would be a great asset! If it would still be possible, an e-mail to would be most welcome. Thanks!

In GEAR » Excel Gear Spreadsheet
July 22, 10:25pm

All Reader Reviews by Whit Kincaid

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ULA H2O Amigo
Let me start by saying that I'm a real fan of gravity filters. They quickly produce volumes of clean tasting water with a minimum of effort. Actually, when I'm in dinner mode and have my stove out or...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
September 23, 6:56pm

Pacer Poles
I purchased and tried these poles for a 40 mile PCT hike in the San Jacintos in July after reading the review here at BackpackingLight. Here is the lightitude award winner in my book! In terms of on ...

In Trekking Poles
August 02, 11:07pm