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About Me 51 year old, new to backpacking, with a pair of 18 year old boys to set the pace. Ugh.

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Fear of non-traditional hiking boots... like fear of the dark. Really. I'm afraid of the dark. Sorry, I digress again. I'm not an experienced hiker, probably less than 200 miles in the last 3 years, but have spent quite ...

In GEAR » Help! Afraid of non-traditional hiking boots!
April 18, 12:28am

older Jams2 and Clothes
For the pants, (if 30" inseam) I'll go $15 plus some reasonable flat rate-shipping-estimate-ballpark-whatever for the pants to whoever picks up the rest of the clothes or now if you want. ...

In Gear Swap » sale: older Jams2 and some clothes
April 17, 11:35pm

Cuben fishing waders
Tyler - I'm not sure I speak for anyone else, but I will be looking for lightweight, but not UL, waders for BWCAW portages in cool weather. We sometimes have to wade up to our knees in some are...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben fishing waders
April 16, 1:24am

Website for my hats ...
Yes - very well put together web site. Not and easy task. I'm looking forward to pictures and information on the detachable mesh pockets, when you finish up your site. Take your time and contin...

In Gear Deals » Website for my hats and other gear
April 16, 1:18am

New Six Moon Scout
Thanks for the post. I've been looking at the Lunar Solo for a while, but the Scout might be the right choice. "...$125 and weighing 34 ounces..." for the polyester version, it'...

In GEAR » New Six Moon Designs Shelters....
April 15, 12:59pm

Lands End Down Vest Ordered
Thanks for posting this. I just ordered a Large in black. At this price I'll use it for everything. $12.99 flat. No shipping thanks to the codes!

In Gear Deals » Lands End 600fill Down Vest $13.00 !!!
April 13, 2:00am

Recomment a good knife - for fire wood
I like this thread, and would like to vote it for "most congenial thread" - we all seem to agree about agreeing... More off-topic: Roberto - I'm with you on the campfire, "sc...

In GEAR » Recommend a goo knife?
April 09, 2:15am

Bulk Nylon Rope
I buy from Fleet Farm - Atwood Rope Co. brand - we buy 300 ft rolls of 1/16 in for about 6-7 bucks, some is not hollow - it has a core. (the rope without the core seems to tangle easier) It's t...

In Make Your Own Gear » Help: Best place to buy bulk nylon/polyester rope
April 09, 2:03am

Recomment a good knife Esee 3 and Onterio Rat 3
Roberto is right on there. Tough as nails. I don't know the real-world difference between Esee and Onterio difference, but Onterio is less expensive. That's a whole different thread. How...

In GEAR » Recommend a goo knife?
April 09, 1:32am

Recommend a good knife - Folders and Mora Tang
We focused on fixed blade .... good point, what about folders? Ragnar (Ragweed forge - see prev link already posted) also has a Brown Mule Sodbuster folder at a great price and he has good thing...

In GEAR » Recommend a goo knife?
April 09, 12:54am

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