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Mechanical Load Carrying Device for the Trail
Does REI have one of these? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJZQ3n-iQYE

In GEAR » Mechanical Load Carrying Device for the Trail
October 08, 11:19am

best lightweight alcohol stove
I agree with Dan. Uncoated .9L Evernew pot, Trail Designs Titanium Sidewinder windscreen, and Zelph Starlyte stove, all of which you can get from Trail Designs. The original 12-10 Trail Designs s...

In GEAR » best lightweight alcohol stove
September 28, 1:22am

Altra Lone Peak 1.5 Trail Shoe Review
I hike and backpack in the Sierra, and sometimes the lower Cascade, ranges of Northern California, mostly on trail, but with some class 2 and 3 scrambling. I know shoes are a personal thing, but i...

In Editor's Roundtable » Altra Lone Peak 1.5 Trail Shoe Review
September 20, 8:29pm

how big of a knife do we really need (or how small of knife can we get by with)?
Naw, those aren't knives, this is a knife: http://www.amazon.com/Victorinox-One-Hand-Trekker-German-Multi-Tool/dp/B001B197RE

In GEAR » how big of a knife do we really need (or how small of knife can we get by with)?
September 11, 5:49pm

Six Moon Designs solo tents
I have had a SMD Trekker for about a year now and use it mostly in the Sierra of Northern California and occasionally along the coast at point Reyes National Seashore. Under some conditions I get...

In GEAR » Six Moon Designs solo tents
September 02, 1:10am

Electrified Bear Canister
Well there is always the electrified bear canister. I have been looking at this thing for a while, and waiting for positive reviews. Of course, it would have to be approved for use in troublesome...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bear learns how to crack Garcia cans at Yosemite
August 27, 8:40pm

Warding off black bears, what has worked for you
My face has worked for me because every time I see a black bear it runs the other way, sometimes resorting to ridiculous means such as crashing down steep poison oak infested embankments or running...

In GEAR » Warding off black bears, what has worked for you??
August 25, 10:48pm

Canister stove ignition options
If you pry the childproof safety tab off a Bic lighter, it can be used with your forefinger, which reduces the risk of burning the thumb. This was described in Mike Clelland's most recent littl...

In GEAR » Canister stove ignition options
August 25, 10:02pm

Looking for Ti cup/pot recommendation
According to Wikipedia, plastics with the identification code 2,4, and 5 "are believed not to leach chemicals in any significant amount." Plastic type 5, or polypropylene, is the most co...

In GEAR » Looking for Ti cup/pot recommendation
August 25, 9:42pm

Do any tall people (6'2"+) have experience with the Gatewood Cape & Serenity Net combo?
I am 6' 1" and have a Skyscape Trekker (Sil Nylon.) I have plenty of space at the head and foot end. One time the bottom end of my sleeping bag was in contact with the tent, but that was...

In GEAR » Do any tall people (6'2"+) have experience with the Gatewood Cape & Serenity Net combo?
August 25, 9:10pm

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