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Why use sil-nylon on the bottom of a bivy?
Ryan and I were talking about it earlier today and I think the answer we're coming to is that we'll make both. One that is purely ripstop and one that is sil bottomed and ripstop top. That&...

In GEAR » Why use sil-nylon on the bottom of a bivy?
October 31, 10:40pm

BushBuddy in the desert
In my experience there is often something to burn that would work fine in a BushBuddy that lives in the desert. The bigger question has to do with the point that Dustin F brought up. The decision t...

In GEAR » BushBuddy in the desert
March 22, 9:06am

Packing/handling light do YOU do it?
I'm convinced that stuffing your shelter in your pack not in a stuff sack is the most efficient way to pack and allows you to pack your pack more compactly as you have more 'filling' ma...

In GEAR » Packing/handling light do YOU do it?
March 22, 8:59am

Response to Nia.
Down is still very useful in early season conditions. Night temps are commonly below freezing which means there is less moisture to invade your bag. Keeping your down bag stuffed until temps are lo...

In Editor's Roundtable » Techniques for Early Season Trekking
April 16, 11:12pm

I too go sans waders. Since most of that alpine or sub-alpine mountain fishing takes place in the summer temperatures will be warm enough that waders aren't needed. I can't recall what Keen...

In Fishing » Lightest Fishing Kit
February 10, 11:04am

Re: lightest fishing kit
Nice. Glad to hear you're getting into the fly fishing world. I heartily agree w/ you about the joy of casting. I thought I'd add that the Morell fly boxes that BPL sells are great for a...

In Fishing » Lightest Fishing Kit
January 31, 2:08pm

Agreed Vick. I suppose one unusual benefit of putting another pull on your zipper for long term expeditioning is that the top (less used) pull could be cut out and switched directions to act as ...

In GEAR » zipper question
January 30, 9:04pm

Long dry walking.
Depends on the year and conditions. Desert water is a blessedly ephemeral thing. Often to those traveling in the desert it appears that there is not water. Often it is there, but elusive. Not in ni...

In Philosophy & Technique » Water in US deserts?
January 30, 2:38pm

I'm going to do something outside of the normal here on the forum. I'm going to *add* a few things to your list for technique reasons. Or really I'm guess I'm going to discuss some ...

In Fishing » Lightest Fishing Kit
January 30, 1:35pm

Re: Re: Re: good fly fishing resources?
It really depends where you are fishing and what you are fishing for. Assuming that you are fishing for trout, I would very highly recommend any of Tom Rosenbauer's books. Especially 'Readi...

In Fishing » good fly fishing resources?
May 15, 9:18pm

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