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hi lawton----good story---thanks---with hindsight would you now sit it out?---what about food did you try and eat yourself some heat----a friend of mine went shopping in winter in the russian count...

In Editor's Roundtable » Close Encounters with Hypothermia
January 11, 4:56pm

i have made to measure trousers made by cioch---helpful people---give them a ring if you have any queries

In Make Your Own Gear » Mechanical (non-spandex) stretch fabric for use in MYOG Stretch-Paramo knockoff?
November 02, 5:12pm

s a r insurance
beware the law of unintended consequences---example-------- i have have cricked my ankle--maybe i could get out wth a bit of struggle but why should i try---i have paid the insurance for x years an...

In Winter Hiking » N.H. Bills Lost Hikers $25K
November 02, 4:28pm

all sales to outside the european union should be vat free --uk vat is 17.5 %

In GEAR » Paramo: Men's Velez Adventure Light Smock
October 28, 3:53pm

weight v volume
hi roger ----whats your idea of large volume? ---regards from uk

In Gear Lists » How Do You Handle Weight vs Volume?
October 28, 3:22pm

i hate midges so i would go last week in april/first week in may----for routes try and meet mike in his (proud to be a jock) more forthright mode

In Post-Trip Reports » Best time/routes for Scotland
August 22, 4:39pm

pedantic mike-----om quiet tonite??

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Jesus...the original SUL backpacker
July 17, 5:40pm

1300 cals
someone correct me if my calculations are wrong---100gms oats=360 cals----100gms pine kernals= 700 cals---total 1060 cals---surely a dehydrated meal is more than the 240 cals so where is the total...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » 1300 Cals a Day
July 16, 5:28pm

nalgene bottles
i have used platypus at home and worked fine as hot bottle but have never trusted any flimsy(?) looking plastic topped bottle in my sleeping bag--so for a january 6 day scottish trip i bought my...

In GEAR » Nalgene bottles, worth their weight
March 09, 7:04pm

barefoot walking
haley i wish you luck---i wore no shoes for 7 years---lived in the country with no car and probably walked 30 + miles a week just in the course of normal life--going to the shop/pub/friends/etc---o...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Is going barefoot healthier?
January 23, 6:18pm

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