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Re: Alarm Clock
I think I've recommended this one to you before so maybe you've ruled it out already. Equity 31571 Battery Operated Digital Stick-On Alarm Clock & Timer, http://www.ebay.com/itm/Equity-...

In GEAR » Alarm Clock
July 02, 9:23pm

Re: splat
I like the design of the splat. I've been wearing Showers Pass rain booties for the past few years. They work pretty good but I think I need to seam seal them because during heaving rains there...

In GEAR » rain splats. (somebody please make these in cuben fiber)
June 08, 4:50pm

Re: Travel question-- Good packages to get to hiking areas in South America?
Hi Thaddaeus, Where are you at? That would help to answer #1 better; it all depends on where you are coming from. PM me about #2 and I can hook you up with a cool hiking group in Cundinamarca, C...

In GEAR » Travel question-- Good packages to get to hiking areas in South America?
June 08, 1:49pm

Re: Ultralight Shelters
Hi Danny and welcome to the forum. My advice is to try a double walled tent and see if it is worth it to you. Maybe borrow one from a friend, or buy something that will be easy to sell on Gear Swap...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ultralight Shelters
June 05, 5:34pm

Re: Most ready available fuel source in Latin America
What do you mean by gas canisters? Butane? If you just mean gasoline then yes it is widely available, butane canisters for stoves not so much (only in major cities in my experience and they are exp...

In GEAR » Most ready available fuel source in Latin America
May 28, 5:57pm

Re: LOL
When traveling in Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru you will encounter a very wide range of temperatures as you change altitude. In my experience between 10k and 15k in Colombia and Ecuador you will enco...

In GEAR » How many F degrees of warmth can a silk sleeping liner and a LW down puffy add?
May 24, 10:09pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Bomber, lightweight, freestanding
Nothing wrong with you "wanting" to camp, hike and cook your own food. Most of the places you will be going through won't have "hostels" for foreign tourists because foreign...

In GEAR » Bomber, Lightweight, Freestanding Tent
May 18, 1:16pm

Re: Re: Bomber, lightweight, freestanding
Alessandra, What people do on this site (hiking in first-world countries in protected wildernesses for days at a time) is totally different than what you are planning to do. For the trip you are...

In GEAR » Bomber, Lightweight, Freestanding Tent
May 18, 10:50am

Re: 15k camping
The pic in my avatar is from the Parque Nacional El Cocuy in Colombia at about 14k feet. Our highest pass was about 16k if I'm not mistaken. During the day, temps were in the 60s (cloudy) to 70...

In Gear Lists » Your advice is highly appreciated
May 17, 10:59am

Re: Silicone
I share your same problem/ discomfort with ear plugs after sleeping for a few hours. One thing I noticed is that if I do wake up, I'm only half awake and so I just take them out and pass out ag...

In GEAR » Earplugs that don't hurt your ears
May 17, 10:45am

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