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Alcohol stove boils water at 0 degrees Fahrenheit
I did my own patio test with a small alcohol stove (Trangia) one cold morning at zero F (32 degrees F below freezing or -18 Celsius). The cup of water, the alcohol fuel and stove had been kept indo...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Stove Systems for Group Cooking Part 1: Basic Framework for Selecting A Cooking Pot and Predicting Fuel Needs
December 12, 4:37pm

sleeping bag in hammock
Thanks for the fine article! Hammocks solve a lot of problems, as long as there are trees available. But insulating the bottom from the outside seems a little clumsy and less versatile. Have slept ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Notes from the Field: SuperUltraLight Hammocking on the Black Forest Trail in Pennsylvania
October 20, 1:32pm

vapor barrier sleeping bag
I've slept in the snow and cold quite comfortably with no condensation or ice formation at all when I have used vapor barrier fabric-lined sleeping bags (see Stephenson Warmlite) and the Cocoon inf...

In Winter Hiking » dry down bag?
October 09, 9:44am

Thanks for the excellent information!
Thank you for the full, detailed report with all the specifics you provided! This side-by-side comparing of hammock vs. ground sleeping in the cold really helps figure out what will work for us. It...

In Editor's Roundtable » Notes from the Field: SuperUltraLight Tarp vs. Hammock in the High Uintas
August 31, 8:45am

Alcohol stove in the cold
As an experiment, I took my Trangia alcohol stove and a pot of water outside the house where the temp was 0 degrees F to see if it would boil the water. The water boiled within minutes. Water, alco...

In Editor's Roundtable » What kind of stove do YOU use for lightweight backpacking?
August 20, 11:52am

Rain suits
Does anyone have a report on the performance of the Epic fabric rain suit sold by the adventure racing supplier, The whole suit weighs 9 oz.

In GEAR » Sierra Designs: 4.3 oz Waterproof Breathable Rain Jacket
August 13, 6:25am

Trangia alcohol stove in severe cold
The Trangia burner can boil water at an air temperature of zero degrees Fahrenheit. I tried this in a sheltered windless site wth tap water at a temp of about 60. Did not time or measure anything, ...

In GEAR » Clikstand S-1 Alcohol system
August 12, 11:13am

Enjoying the night out
Thanks for this presentation. Appears quite idyllic -- lovely view of a brief escape. You made it look easy and comfortable, despite the rain, all perfectly manageable. We need more such invitation...

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight Hammock Camping
August 05, 10:48am

Horses require hammocks
On a popular trail in Tierra del Fuego, down along the river, horse poop made it undesirable to pitch a tent. A hammock allowed me to sleep above the stuff. Too bad -- there are some lovely sites. ...

In Chaff » Do you hate horses too?
August 04, 10:11am

Re: Re: non-collapsible trekking poles
What about the issue of commercial air travel with non-collapsible poles? Put the poles in a special case? I had to pay an extra $80 to bring an oversized box containing a bicycle on the plane.

In GEAR » non-collapsible trekking poles
August 04, 10:01am

All Reader Reviews by SAM LAMBERT

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Black Diamond Ion
Very light (1 ounce on my scale including battery and the elastic adjustable headband), simple, easy to use (one button, on/off function). Headband is permanently attached. Disappointed I couldn't ...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
August 02, 4:01pm