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About Me I was backpacking ultralight before Ray ever published!

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Re: Anker
"Has a 10MaH battery" I guess you know that this amount of ampere-hours is just about nothing. It might be 10,000 milliampere-hours, which is 10 ampere-hours. --B.G.--

In GEAR » Recommendations for external battery capacity for two on the PCT?
December 18, 12:30pm

"doing work on the damn" Is it the dam, or the damn dam? --B.G.--

In Pre-Trip Planning » MTR, Reds, resupply questions
December 18, 12:57am

Re: Help! How do you dry your shoes overnight in winter?
As I crawl into my winter sleeping bag, I pull off my ski boots and place them into my sleeping bag stuff sack turned inside-out. That keeps the snow melt on the normal outside of the stuff sack. T...

In GEAR » Help! How do you dry your shoes overnight in winter?
December 17, 9:35pm

Re: Grouse
I don't think that a blue grouse lives in a burrow. It tends to be a nest underneath some sagebrush. Blue grouse probably taste better than wild turkeys. --B.G.--

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » New Hazard: turkeys!
December 17, 5:41pm

Re: Trying to lighten up more
"What do you BPL folks budget for food and water (per meal and/or per day)?" Obviously this is highly variable. A big person is going to want more food than a small person. A desert hi...

In Gear Lists » First published gear list - will this work with a new light pack?
December 17, 5:13pm

Re: Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 6
You could use an editor. --B.G.--

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Backpacking News: Digest No. 6
December 17, 2:42pm

Re: Re: Cairngorm - all the gear & no idea
"When it gets sketchy is when people new to the outdoors think that a miracle fabric or product is a substitute for actual experience in a variety of harsh conditions." That just goes ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Criticism after 'car park rescue' of Cairngorm walker
December 17, 2:11pm

Re: Live dummies at Tarptent
Franco, that one dummy looks like you. Now Henry needs to find a dummy cat. --B.G.--

In GEAR » Live dummies at Tarptent
December 17, 2:09pm

Re: Why just Aquamira??
The tablets are more expensive. Also, they have to dissolve completely before they go to work. The liquid is cheaper and faster, but it is more to carry. --B.G.--

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Availability of Aquamira along AT
December 17, 2:06pm

Re: Re: Everclear Additions
If you are trying to lower the weight, but if you want a different taste, try 151 proof rum. Still, measure it with a thimble. --B.G.--

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Adult beverages for Winter Camping
December 17, 2:01pm

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