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Just out
Thanks everyone for the advise and insight. I just got home from the hospital after a 2 week stay. Ended up rougher than expected but still alive after a close call. It will help me now as ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hiking with ostomy issues
April 15, 7:19pm

Hiking with ostomy issues
I still in the hospital after the removal of a large tumor that required the addition of a colostomy. Anyone have suggestions, tips, or cautions to take so I can continue hiking? Thanks!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hiking with ostomy issues
April 12, 7:44pm

Zorin linux
Zorin linux lets you setup your desktop to look and function much like XP or windows 7. You can try it as a live cd with out installing it to see if it is something that might work for you.

In On the Web » windows xp replacement ?
March 28, 10:30am

I copied Jerry's idea for my k-mart grease pot, making it short enough to fit inside. I can adjust the amount it reaches below the bottom of the pot to help keep the fuel canister warm when it&...

In GEAR » pot-bottom windscreen
March 10, 10:33am

Ghost town site
Here's a link to a site that has details for many ghost towns in the west. http://www.ghosttowns.com/

In Pre-Trip Planning » Need recommendations for backcountry ghost towns in the "Old West"
March 02, 1:18pm

Numbers increasing
Don't forget that the number of wolves has increased dramatically in the last few years. Encounters will increase as people don't take it seriously and they won't be positive encounters.

In GEAR » Pepper Spray lacking when wolf attacking
July 09, 6:04pm

Gaia X2
Gaia works great on iphone and Im sure its better than the garmin maps. You can download sat maps and the cal topo maps which are better than most topo maps

In GEAR » Garmin Maps on iPhone (3GS)
May 03, 7:49am

Body bag
Looks more like a body bag to me as most breathable/waterproof material is as breathable as a plastic bag. I'd put it up against my face and see if I could blow through it if not I'd vent i...

In Make Your Own Gear » First MYOG Bivy...
May 01, 7:29am

xp version
The xp version appears to run ok. Been too busy to check it out much. It also works well on my win 7 machine at work. Thanks a lot!

In GEAR » New Software
April 30, 6:05am

I and I'm sure many others are appreciating the work you're doing.

In GEAR » New Software
April 28, 5:44pm

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