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Bring tenacious tape just in case
I've used a platypus gravity filter for years with no issues with the bags until one of my scouts snagged a bag on a branch and punched a hole in it. Just in case, bring some tenacious tape to ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Tahoe rim trail
August 03, 8:00pm

Alternative to chair
Bob, You might consider bringing a small pad like a zlite to sit on in place of a chair. It worked OK for me doing the Rae Lakes loop last summer.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Maybe I'm finally ultralight
June 15, 10:58pm

Men's sale
If I find a good deal, I'll post it. The New Balance outlet near me doesn't stock the Leadville 1210s.

In Gear Deals » New Balance Leadville 1210 Women's Shoes
June 13, 10:43am

Scout troops
A kind member of BPL donated a pack to my troop. I gave it to a very grateful boy in need.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Where do you donate still-useful backpacking stuff?
June 12, 10:12pm

Sale for men's version?
I've been playing attention to the men's version and didn't realize the woman's version had been on sale. Anyone know of a deal like this for the men's version?

In Gear Deals » New Balance Leadville 1210 Women's Shoes
June 12, 10:09pm

Another approach to Desolation
Try starting at Wright's Lake and go over Rockbound Pass. We did a 13 mile one way trip last summer from there to Lake Aloha that was a workout. You end up at the north shore of Lake Aloha with...

In Pre-Trip Planning » looking for a good 3 day sierra trip.
June 12, 11:52am

New Balance Leadville 1210 Women's Shoes $50 in a range of sizes. Normally $125. Now if only it was the men's shoe.... This site often has sales for one day so if you...

In Gear Deals » New Balance Leadville 1210 Women's Shoes
June 12, 11:48am

Ever need to carry a bear can?
I'm in California and many of the places I go require me to carry a bear can. The Circuit might be better in this case but otherwise, the smaller ohm makes sense for weekend trips.

In GEAR » Noob needs help picking between the ULA Ohm 2.0 or Circuit.
June 01, 8:03pm

Missing something significant
What, no fire permit? Those stoves will just have to stay home... Good luck with your efforts. Great to see you bringing your daughter along.

In Gear Lists » Backpacking with Children - A Gear List for Two
May 27, 8:53pm

Go check out Down Works while you're in Santa Cruz
Great shop. You can see a lot of the stuff everyone's talking about in person. Before you spend the big bucks, spend time figuring out the ...

In GEAR » The basic 4 if $$ were not a concern
May 27, 8:44pm

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MSR/Cascade Designs Customer Service
I've dealt with Cascade customer service on two occasions. The first time I called them about a car camping French press bought three or four years previously. The filter had cracked and so I want...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 22, 8:44pm