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Re: Post wonderland suggestion
Thanks all for the suggestions! We are currently back in Seattle at a Korean spa getting our money's worth after 11 days without a shower. We'll probably hard back out to the mountains sh...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Ideas for post wonderland trail hike?
July 30, 2:05pm

Ideas for post wonderland trail hike?
I'm in the car to Mt Rainier now. After the loop, if we are still in the mood for more backpacking, do you have any suggestions for a one or two-nighter nearby? How about the goat rocks ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Ideas for post wonderland trail hike?
July 19, 4:27pm

Re: How does this pack fit look?
Excuse my delay in responding; I've been out of town for work and was very busy. Chad, thank you very much for your generous offer to lend me your Medium Gorilla, but at this point I'll ...

In GEAR » How does this pack fit look?
July 18, 6:11pm

Re: How does this pack fit look?
I've bent this frame stay so much that I now have a bruise/welt on my palm... I was fairly baffled by this pack. The bottom ends of the stay don't end up against my body, so just bending...

In GEAR » How does this pack fit look?
July 12, 11:49am

Re: Dremel
My thoughts matched Terry's exactly, but if you use a saw, use the finest blade you can find, and I'd probably wrap the area to be cut with tape to make the line easier to see and perhaps r...

In GEAR » Cutting Carbon Fiber adjustable pole
July 11, 7:58am

Re: Re: Re: Firing Sawyer
Sean, I just tried my mini that I had soaked in vinegar, and it takes right at one minute to filter a liter of tap water. That's with pausing to roll the bag down a couple of times. This is st...

In GEAR » Firing Sawyer
July 07, 7:36pm

Re: Firing Sawyer
Sean, the Sawyer can get slow after drying out after a trip. This has happened to me too. You can search for threads on this. Try back flushing with vinegar and leave it full of vinegar for some ...

In GEAR » Firing Sawyer
July 06, 11:23pm

Re: Tent for car camping?
I can recommend the Eureka Copper Canyon 6 (10'x10'). Quite heavy but a good value and plenty of room to stand up and change your t-shirt in. Great for two people with two cots and gear. ...

In GEAR » Tent for car camping?
July 06, 9:18pm

Re: Notch fiddling
Here's a pic with a taut ridgeline without the apex tieouts being used. The stake on the right side is positioned maybe a little to far out, but I had trouble getting a stake in there at all. ...

In GEAR » Tarptent Thread
July 06, 9:06pm

Re: Re: How does this pack fit look?
Thanks so much everyone for taking the time to reply! Here are responses to some of your comments: Dale - Just going hiking to see how it works sounds like a good idea, until I remember tha...

In GEAR » How does this pack fit look?
July 06, 8:48pm

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