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Gordon Smith (swearingen) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Portland, Oregon
About Me http://www.facebook.com/people/Gordon-Smith/100000899587475
My Website URLhttp://pixelhorse.smugmug.com/
My PDF Gear ListGear List (4-day, summer, mountains, dry weather)

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Fancy Watch
I've had this LaCrosse model for about a year now and it's held up very well to daily use/abuse: http://www.lacrossetechnology.com/xg55/ http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B000BNP98E/ref=r...

In GEAR » New to fancy/modern wrist watches, am I asking too much?
July 18, 6:08pm

GB Mini Hatchet & Small Forest Axe
I bought a GB Mini Hatchet a couple years ago. After using it a while I found I liked it so much that I soon bought a GB Wildlife Hatchet, and later a GB Small Forest Axe. They're classic tools...

In Editor's Roundtable » Gränsfors-Bruks Mini Hatchet Review
March 27, 11:09pm

Re: It worked!
>>...the sunset shot is great! What camera?<< Thanks Jason! It's a Sony NEX-7. Lots more pictures taken with it can be found in this recent trip report. G

In User Test Forum » testing
October 07, 12:24pm

New and improved!
Oooops, sorry about the photos being too wide! I used my PC laptop to post the trip report and it looked fine, but in Safari on my Mac it was a janky mess. Should be fixed now. The html tags I'...

In Post-Trip Reports » Goatspotting on Mt. Adams, Sept. 2012
October 07, 11:59am

Sunset at the end of a long day...

In User Test Forum » testing
October 07, 2:09am

Goatspotting on Mt. Adams, Sept. 2012
Last month I spent four days on the north slopes of Mt. Adams stalking mountain goats. Inspired in part by this Portland Hikers trip report, and maybe a bit by this nutty guy, I was hoping to get c...

In Post-Trip Reports » Goatspotting on Mt. Adams, Sept. 2012
October 06, 12:58pm

Cleaning up
I'm sorry. You lost me at two pots.

In Editor's Roundtable » Cleaning Up after a Backpacking Meal... using Honey?
August 09, 2:39pm

Another umbrella fan here..
Great article Francis! I'm another very happy umbrella user, as you might guess from my avatar. I've been using that Montbell UL Trekking Umbrella for six years now, and it still works pe...

In Editor's Roundtable » Backpacking and Hiking with an Umbrella
August 09, 12:19pm

Great Review!
Great review Ryan! I'm very much looking forward to Parts 4, 5 & 6 as well. It was your review that first brought this camera to my attention, and after doing a bit of further research I fi...

In Editor's Roundtable » Sony NEX-7 Digital Camera Review
August 06, 6:32pm

Tennis Balls?
Wow, tennis balls? Really? Doesn't seem like they'd have enough mass to do any good. I've always washed my bags and jackets by hand in the tub, then dried them in my dryer at home on lo...

In GEAR » washing goose down
September 08, 5:32am

All Reader Reviews by Gordon Smith

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Trail Designs Caldera ULC Cone for Snow Peak 600 mug
The Caldera ULC Cone is the compact version of the original Caldera Cone that Trail Designs has been making for several years. The great benefit of the ULC Cones is that they're designed to fit in...

In Stoves - Alcohol
March 05, 1:32am